• Festive bloom

    Happy Holidays – no matter how you celebrate them! I hope you, and yours, bloom with health and happiness.

  • ’tis the season to watch movies, tra la la la la la la la la

    Last night a friend of mine asked me what was my favourite Christmas movie. Before I continue, however, I have to explain something about my taste preferences. I’m not a Christmas person. I know plenty of people who adore the holidays, and get a real kick out of decking their house in lights and decorations, dressing a Christmas tree, wrapping presents and writing cards. I’m not going to splutter “Bah, humbug,” at that attitude, but I don’t share the same level of enthusiasm. When I was asked about my favourite Christmas movie I did have an answer because it was a question I had contemplated that very day. My response…