I always put the pumpkins outside of the gate to rot after Halloween has ended. They are a reminder to me of the passage of time. Time goes quickly and the pumpkins slowly rot to nothing until the next Halloween is just around the corner.
It is 6:49 AM on the first day of 2017. I woke up much later than usual not due to staying up until midnight or drinking too much: I woke up later than usual from a busy day hiking, playing with the boys then having three small champagne glasses of Louis d’Estree Sparkling Méthode Traditionnelle […]
New Year’s Eve: the final sunset of 2016
Christmas Eve 2016, so full of magic made even more-so by the excitement of my oldest son. I wish I could have written a long post on this night but I was too exhausted from the party we had just had. I also spent some time speaking with an old friend and his wife. Since […]
Since it is near Christmas we’ve been watching a lot of Christmas specials. As almost everyone in the USA knows, the main Christmas specials are the 60s versions of Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Frosty the Snowman 1969 In Frosty the Snowman, Karen and Frosty try to buy a ticket to […]