Backstory Over 600 stories have now been broadcast on the Consider This radio show. As I’m putting words of a story to paper, I always enjoy when the narrative is true. That’s the case here. Cheryl is a real little girl and I know her parents really well. Click to listen or follow below to […]
Backstory On my sad Christmases, I would write. The keys on my computer would fly. It might be spilling all my sorrow, putting my anger into words, shouting out the injustice of my circumstance. Others shed tears to cope. Some go away, avoiding the setting of their last happy holiday. Others return to that special […]
Backstory At one of our girls’ lunches, someone sheepishly admitted to regifting. That opened an avalanche of confessions from those who did indeed pass along to others something that had been gifted to them. Some justified their transgressions. A few told stories of getting caught in the act. Click to listen or follow below to […]
One of my favorite rights of Christmas is when the family gets together and remembers Christmases past. We hear from each person; whether you’ve had 8 Christmases to date or 80. There is a willing audience to hear you tell about it.
Backstory Christmas has an important role in the process of downsizing. When 17 tubs of holiday decorations come down out of the attic, it might just be time to lighten the holiday load. Years ago, you may have had half a dozen kids and friends helping with the joy of decorating for Christmas. Now, there […]
Backstory Last year, I wrote a book of Christmas stories from Consider This. The book is available this year too, on Amazon. Tiny Little Stories of Christmas Joy, Love and Wonder. I was gathering up stories for the book when I was asked to present a Christmas program at a Rotary Club meeting. I shared […]