Our Christmas Spider

A friend recently tagged me on facebook asking if I’d ever heard of the Christmas Spider. The short version of the story is about a spider that came down after the Christmas housecleaning was done, and made an elaborate web all over the tree, Father Christmas took pity on both the spider and the housewife, … More Our Christmas Spider

Oh, where do you come from you little flakes of snow? Falling softly, softly falling, on the earth below. On the trees and on the bushes on the mountains afar. Tell me snowflake do you come from where the angels are? – Winter Verse from Ms. Donna Some rounds from the peach tree branch Sasha … More

Our Christmas Tree – Hopefully the Final Edition!

My track record with live Christmas trees is fairly dismal, see previous years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011. Gavin is opposed to artificial trees, and I dislike the debris dropped by previously “live” cut trees – when we moved in our in-floor heating vents were clogged with pine needles (yuck). In 2011 ago I … More Our Christmas Tree – Hopefully the Final Edition!