…Fall Hard

Despite some of our best efforts it seems this summer is reaching its end and that autumn is on its way. In fact, the first signs of the changing seasons have already arrived. I’m not talking about the falling leaves or cooler temps (dare to dream). No the “signs” to which I refer are a…

…Carve Out

To those still reeling from last week’s early arrival of the pumpkin spice latte, you may want to turn back at this point. What follows is an autumn tradition, full of “pumpkins”, and is arriving early this year. Okay, now that you’ve been officially warned — 13 Nights of Halloween is now 31 Nights of…

…do jolly well

Happy weekend, crusaders! This Saturday we find ourselves on the first weekend of December, and the second day of everyone’s Advent calendars, and day two of the most wonderful time of the year—25 Days of Christmas. It’s also that special window where even the Scrooges among us can no longer say that it’s “too early” for…

…seize the season

We are three days into December, folks, and I think it’s time for a Christmas check-in. Don’t you? In this age of online shopping, Netflix, and other instantaneous sources of seasonal entertainment, it can be easy to overlook the season’s simpler joys…