(This post was originally published in 2013 and appears here with minor revisions.) I look forward to Advent every year. I actually look forward to rummaging through the candle drawer for the little purple votives (and I know there’s a pink in there somewhere). I like putting a purple-beribboned wreath on the front door, even… Read More Welcoming Advent, with arms wide open
I hope your Christmas Day was the beginning of a season of blessings! WMUR’s Political Scoop for December 20 took note of Rep. Leon Rideout’s fetal homicide bill, HB 1503. The text is here. Rideout has been joined by five co-sponsors for this effort. Rep. Kathleen Souza and nine co-sponsors are introducing HB 1501, the Women’s Health Protection… Read More NH life-issue bills take shape: Pick of the web, 12/27/13
I’ve heard of parents who have trouble explaining Santa Claus to their kids. My parents called on the United States Navy to do the job. I grew up in south Florida, so part of the Santa Claus legend always sounded a little off to me. Our house didn’t look anything like the ones in Santa-themed… Read More How I learned the truth about Santa (& wasn’t traumatized for life)
I look forward to Advent every year. I actually look forward to rummaging through the candle drawer for the little purple votives (and I know there’s a pink in there somewhere). I like putting a purple-beribboned wreath on the front door, even when it’s a premade bow from the craft store tacked on to artificial… Read More Hello, Advent. I’ve missed you.
Merry is good. Peaceful (not necessarily “quiet”) is better. I hope that whatever your faith, you’re with people you love this Christmas & that you’re all appreciating each other. How happy am I to be celebrating the birth of Christ? Happy enough to be in the choir for Midnight Mass tonight. That’s a triumph of… Read More Have a peaceful Christmas!