An ice storm & power outages are making the “I’ll be home for Christmas”…difficult for many in Central & Eastern Canada and the USA and of course the ripple-effect of flight cancellations and delays is being felt across North America and no doubt beyond.
Cheers to stay safe, stay warm, …..stay calm….
If you’re a fan of shortbreads, fruitcake & gingerbread, a columnist suggests going whole hog with a Yule log too!…that’s right, the buche de Noel, – a thin cake rolled around a luscious filling & “decorated in a winterwonderland style!”….easy on the icing!…
“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”
“Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.”
“Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.”
“There is a remarkable breakdown of taste and intelligence at Christmastime. Mature, responsible grown men wear neckties made of holly leaves and drink alcoholic beverages with raw egg yolks and cottage cheese in them.”
From a commercial point of view, if Christmas did not exist it would be necessary to invent it.”
“Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.”
~ Bing Crosby (1904-1977)
“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”
~ Oren Arnold
“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.”
~ Agnes M. Pahro
Cheers to “good to go!”…may it be your Monday’s song!…