Monthly Archives: December 2018

A Trip Down Cherry Tree Lane

Mary Poppins Returns It took more than half a century to continue the story 25 years later. That’s the magic of Disney: even the math doesn’t add up. I chose the title as my way of paying homage to Cockney … Continue reading

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Would You Bet on a Sure Thing?

Gordon Gekko Quote (above) As far as my dreams go, it was a strange one. I had joined forces with an old friend from the early 1980’s. She had a team of workers who seemed to be recruiting new candidates … Continue reading

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Life is a Great Tapestry (Albert Einstein)

We are Each an Insignificant Thread Sometimes the inspiration of my daily post is something that I read on a Facebook page, like today’s from Center for Action and Contemplation. It was the use of the word “weave” which caught … Continue reading

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A (Not So) New Angle on Christmas

A Spaceman Came Travelling During our dinner discussion last night, one of our guests brought up the surprise he had when listening to David Bowie’s Starman and really hearing the lyrics for the first time. This brought up the subject … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition

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But, It’s Christmas Eve!

Scrooged (1988) Francis Xavier Cross is a cynical, mean spirited television executive, he treats his loyal assistant with contempt. He just sacked a member of staff on Christmas Eve for simply disagreeing with him, and he’s alienated himself from his … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

All You Need is Love Love, love, love Love, love, love Love, love, love There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done Nothing you can sing that can’t be sung Nothing you can say, but you can learn how … Continue reading

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