Holiday Archive

9 Ways to Celebrate Leap Day

This is a repost of an original piece I wrote for  I’m always on a hunt for more time—to spend with family, do the laundry, read a great book, sleep—and many of my friends feel the same way. Just last week I had a ...Read More

Thanksgiving Wishes

I’ve been working on our annual holiday card this week and discovered the following blessing that seems so perfect for today, this rainy Thanksgiving holiday: May you have Walls for the wind And a roof for the rain, And drinks beside the fire, Laughter to ...Read More

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Happy April Fool’s Day! Do you celebrate April Fool’s Day? This holiday—a day to prank your friends, family, and colleagues—dates back to the sixteenth century Netherlands. Or maybe it was France? Or fifth century Constantinople? The mystery of its origins could be a prank, ...Read More