…Light Up

Say what you will about winter, it has its bright spots. Yes, it’s cold. Yes, it’s grey. But if you keep an open mind, there’s magic to be found. For one, as the days grow shorter the nights grow brighter. That’s especially true this evening as it’s the first night of Hanukkah.

…Let Your Heart be Light

Thanksgiving is upon us and whether you realize it or not, there’s something extra special about this year’s Thanksgiving. For the first and only time in our lifetimes (assuming that no one discovers a cure for death…Google…) the first night of Hanukkah will fall on the same day as Thanksgiving.

…count your blessings

What makes a holiday classic? Who knows who can say. Is it “The Old Man” in red with toys and a sleigh? Is it family and friends, brothers and “Sisters” around? Perhaps it’s “Blue Skies” and “Snow” on the ground. It may be good planning, or “Choreography” (if I may). It’s true, “The Best Things…

…Light A Fire

Full disclosure up front, I’m about as Jewish as a bacon wrapped shrimp (a little kosher humor for you), but I’m not going to let that stop me from celebrating the beginning of Chanukah. For those of you who don’t know, Chanukah (or Hanukkah if you prefer) begins tonight at sundown, and continues for eight…