This time of year, I always try to read a work by Charles Dickens. I associate his Victorian novels with chilly days and early nights. Recently, I reread A Christmas Carol, one of the more beloved and adapted pieces of English literature. Continue reading
Wishing all my readers a merry Christmas. Enjoy the music, food, and good cheer of the season. Share a meal with a family member, friend, neighbor, or even a stranger. Make the most of the day. Keep its feeling alive in your heart.
Another Town on the Hudson wishes you a merry Christmas. Enjoy the company of family and friends. Relish the food, drink, and cheer. Listen to holiday music. Watch classic Christmas specials and movies (my favorite: Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas). If you have a treasured family tradition, no matter how silly or simple, follow and share it. Make the most of this Christmas Day.
With its music, food, films, television specials, and assorted festivities, Christmas remains a special season. This will sound cliched and sappy, but I always feel a charge or a spell in the air in the days and weeks leading up to Christmas Day.
Dear readers, I wish you a Merry Christmas and I hope that you enjoy the day with your family and friends. Follow and honor your traditions and be thankful for the gifts and joys of the day and the year.