Dec 24, 2011

Merry Christmas, Once Again

frosted pine
Originally uploaded by Snak Shak
Christmas Eve is upon us. Mine promises to be quiet and enjoyable. We'll be having a few close friends over this evening for wine, snacks and fellowship. There will be a fire in the fireplace, too.

I like the quiet Christmas Eves. Christmas Day will be full of family and bustle, rest assured, but the Eve should be more of a vigil, I think.

The quiet Eve is a welcome change of pace - it's been a hectic slide into The Holiday this year. The short version involves finding a new house, beginning the process of selling the current house, and a funeral. Lots of birding thrown in there, too. Details to follow at some point soon.

Until then, it's time to put all that aside, gather with some friends and enjoy the season.

On that note, I wish each and everyone of you best wishes for the season and the New Year.

Thanks for reading, and regardless of your denomination, creed or lack thereof, have a Merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah/Kick Ass Kwanza/Meaningful Solstice/Best-Possible-Holiday-That-You-Don't-Observe-But-Have-to-Get-Through-Anyway.

Take care, be well and enjoy the ride, because otherwise, what's the point?


  1. Well, that's nice to hear!

    Merry Christmas to you and yours, Joe.

  2. Happy Holidays! I want to thank you for all the support you gave April and myself when the Cross-Con Tour rolled through Minneapolis.

    Sounds like you've got some serious stuff to deal with in the short term. Hoping that 2012 will be good for you.