It is the time of the year when the glowing holiday lights and cheerful Christmas music make my drive home something to look forward to. Especially as our recent dusting of snow has turned all of the muddy brown landscape into a clean and icy vista.
It is also, however, the time of year when teachers and students are burnt out and everyone is counting down the minutes until the bell rings on Friday at 3 o’clock. It is also the time of year when we remember lost loved ones, feel exhausted by the mere thought of going out in the cold air, and fight the crowds at the mall to pick up that last minute gift.
That being said, there are a few things that always cheer me up no matter what kind of storm cloud is hanging over my head. I’d like to share them with you all and wish you days that are merry & bright: