Traditions

Charles Dickens, with his enduring 1843 tale A Christmas Carol, invented much of what we consider the traditions of Christmas – the...

Christmas Memories

Long ago I ceased being focused on what some nice spouse, relative or friend would place under the tree with my name attached. As much as...

Stuff Happens

The protesters in the streets of Cairo could most likely care less about American domestic political debate. They have bigger issues....

Merry Christmas

I remember that one uncle, one of my mother’s brothers, always seemed to have the latest gadget or the newest must have thing. When...

Merry Christmas

Truth be told, the celebration of Christmas has long been a work in progress – sorry Bill O’Reilly – and always the subject of some...