The pursuit of holiday magic…

The holidays keep us busy.  Shopping, decorating, baking are just a few of the many tasks that make the holidays a special time.  Unfortunately, making things so special actually can be stressful for many people.  The saying, youth is wasted on children is never more apparent during the holidays.  The lengths that people will go…

Christmas Blizzard 2010

Mother nature has obviously flexed her muscle and shown us all who is boss.  The blizzard and cold weather that has gripped the country is a reminder that even with the best laid plans, you plan and God laughs!  Some say the timing is terrible with the holidays here and people traveling, but is there…

Making A Memory this Christmas…

My daughter graduated from the University of Florida this past weekend and is now home.  Although she did not want to walk for graduation, she is not into all the pomp and circumstance, I asked her to do it for my benefit.  Like a rite of passage, I wanted her to complete the journey of college with the ceremony. …

Christmas Magic

The arctic blast that has enveloped most of the country has turned sunny south Florida into a frigid zone.  Waking up to a 39 degree temperature is not something you think will happen when you live down south, yet even Florida is fighting the cold and it is another year of freeze warnings and watching…

Divorce and the Holidays

Life is very interesting.  We all plan our futures and God laughs when he throws us a curveball.  Change is something that most of us want nothing to do with as it makes us uncomfortable, yet it happens each and everyday.  We never notice it because usually the change is slight and happens over time,…

Holiday Spirit

Thanksgiving weekend took a quick detour the other day and soon all my great plans were a bust.  In order to salvage what I could I hopped on a plane and headed north to spend my weekend where my time would be more valuable.  My original trip to the Keys was canceled due to some health issues of some…