my Christmas miracle

This was the very first Christmas without my grandpa around. ¬†I noticed it most when, at my grandma's this afternoon, he wasn't around to cut ham for sandwiches as we exchanged gifts. But another tradition I was unaware of was tree decorating. ¬†Apparently, my grandpa would always decorate his family tree, but I never knew … Continue reading my Christmas miracle

Mean what you say, but don’t make it mean

"Sticks and stones may break your bones but words will never hurt me." It was something we learned when we were kids to stay to as a buffer against teasing and bullying, but really words can be the most hurtful devices we have. It's weird to think that the words we speak are so powerful, … Continue reading Mean what you say, but don’t make it mean