As the year wanes…

As the year wanes I sit by the window on a crisp December afternoon. After days of family and feasting and enjoying the company of others, I am soaking up this solitude. I can hear the dishwasher, John’s noisemaker, and the ticking of the clock. I have wrapped a blanket around my middle to keep […]

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Wreath, or, something from nothing

This past weekend I helped out at the annual Christmas Bazaar at our parish.ย  This year I was in charge of coordinating the white elephant (the premise of this is that people give us their junk for free and we re-sell it.ย  One person’s junk is, after all, another person’s treasure.) One of the final […]

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