Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life

“I hope in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you’re making mistakes, you’re trying new things, pushing yourself, changing yourself and your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before.” Neil Gaiman I love each new year when it arrives.   I consider it to be a gift, an opportunity for a fresh start.  It’s …

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Christmas Magic

Believe in the Magic of Christmas

When I opened the newspaper this morning, I was greeted by an ad that announced  “Christmas has arrived!” “Baloney!” I murmured to myself remembering the shower of golden leaves that had greeted me when delivering gift baskets on the NAU campus earlier in the week.  I glanced at the date, thinking I was in some …

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