You might recall that my family sends out Happy New Year rather than Christmas cards.  This year they are going into the mail on December 31st rather than on January 4th like last year, or January 14th like some years in the past. I know it’s already 2014 in some parts of the world, and I […]

Years ago I stopped sending Christmas cards in lieu of New Years cards.  There were several reasons behind this move: Not all of my friends celebrate Christmas, but everyone around the world rings in the new year in some fashion. It’s easy to stand out from the crowd when your card arrives well after the Christmas […]

Lights at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.  The lights will go dark on January 15th, officially signaling the end of the 2011 holiday season.

On Today’s Date in the Past: Holiday Cards are Done Look Who Didn’t Make It to Midnight Ready for Midnight 2012:  A Year in Review

Pinochle is our house game, something we played a lot over the Holidays together.  I shot this pic several weeks ago and am just now getting around to posting it, but it brings back happy memories from a wonderful Christmas with my family. You Might Also Enjoy: Holiday Cards Are Done! Other Holiday Posts