Christmas

I am a closet ‘I wish it was over’ Christmas person. As I was driving to the rehabilitation center yesterday, I longed for the radio stations to play normal music. I was waiting for the...
The girls had just finished putting the finishing touches on their gingerbread house when disaster struck. The white frosting must have lacked the necessary adhesive. I’d love to say I left out...
If you're in the mood for a special treat, this week's strawberries were especially sweet and succulent. While relaxing during a recent respite in the Pennsylvania countryside, I...
I love most Christmas carols, particularly if they are sung by Ella Fitzgerald. But “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is the most annoying song of the year. Depending on my...
Did you hear the one about Christmas for grown ups?  If you were at Bobby Van’s Grill on New York Avenue in Washington, DC on Saturday night you did.  “It’s only six...
Christmas. There. I said it. Yes, Jesus IS the reason for this Advent season symbolized by circular evergreen wreaths, so charmingly and whimsically adorning the doors of Georgetown. (Photo by:...
Never mind fiscal cliffs, or the fact that the real danger isn't a Mayan-style apocalypse but a nuclear one (with the Doomsday clock last set at five minutes to midnight).For more than a few of...
A wreath, a spotlight and a twinkling Christmas tree inside… it’s a warm and welcoming sight to Georgetowners coming home for the holidays.  (Photo by: Leslie Kamrad) The...
Georgetown is literally sparkling with Christmas lights. But where does the tradition come from? Early Christians were persecuted for having worship gatherings. A candle in the window signified where...