Tag: christmas eve
Twas the morning before Christmas and all over the Gilroy, Santas in blue brought presents and joy. This Christmas Eve, 32 carriers and clerks...
By now, I imagine things are beginning to wind down a bit for everyone. Christmas has come and gone and now we’re getting ready to head into the New Year. Gifts have been opened, exchanges have been made and deal-seeking crowds have dispersed.
Traditions of Christmas can be hard to change. New traditions may face some resistance. I have been caught between the old and new before. With the easygoing nature of my family, anything new or different has been completely embraced as part of the celebration.
As Father’s Day approaches, I am hit with the realization that Don Quixote is the perfect image for my dad. I hadn't thought of it before, but it is so true. He was so imaginative, so creative, and so full of stories and ideas all the time. He was like a walking encyclopedia. He wanted to do things he couldn't possibly do, and he had a very thin grasp on reality sometimes – he was off tilting at windmills.