Archives for Holidays

Carson and the candy corn

Thanksgiving was ample opportunity for me to see my family in action. Holidays tend to brief out the best and worst in people, even the littlest ones. Perhaps the proper commentary on this is that the littlest ones recognize that, in the hub of activity among the adults, the opportunity for mischief is unbridled and ...
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And for this we give thanks…

In a year where, at times, I would rather have given up than given thanks, Thanksgiving rolls around and I am once again reminded that there are holidays to come that will be filled with joy and happiness if I allow them to be as such. There are circumstances beyond my control and people and ...
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A new year: Time for change

With the new year, there inevitably come some feelings that propel change. The major one that I think affects most people is the feeling of loss. Generally, I would say that the loss of time is the one they feel most keenly. Hence, the influx of weight loss agendas and new year’s resolutions. People experience ...
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Merry Christmas!

In the last year, I have been fortunate in so many ways. I have added more people to my life that have given me enrichment and love and support and I am lucky, blessed, loved and thankful. This is the first Blueshelled.com Christmas and I want to thank you for sharing yours with me. Merry Christmas. ...
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Mother’s Day 2010

As most mothers will tell you, the homemade gifts are the most amazing, loving, generous and heart-breaking we will ever receive from anyone, ever. Most of us would not trade these colored, glued masterpieces for the most expensive piece of jewelry you could offer us. Children, as they get older, begin to provide information as ...
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