Christmas messages and other musings

Christmas 2016
December 25, 2016, No Comments

Symbol of rituals dating from ancient, pagan times, the Christmas tree today is omnipresent in guises ranging from snow- ...

Predictions for 2016
January 9, 2016, No Comments

Year-end musings and predictions for 2015 Why the new year starts on Jan. 1, a terrible time for renewal (WaPost) … ...

Christmas Greetings 2015
December 25, 2015, No Comments

OUR WISH FOR YOU: PEACE AND JOY Peace is the gentle, soothing harp; Joy is the glorious blare of trumpets. Peace is the ...

Year-end musings and predictions for 2015
January 5, 2015, No Comments

It is that time when every media outlet and pundit takes stock of the past year's events and/or makes predictions for th ...

New Year 2015 Greetings
December 30, 2014, 1 Comment

We have been remiss in sending greetings, and therefore must apologize for the length of this message. 2014 as a library ...

2013 greetings and musings
February 14, 2014, No Comments

As one (or at least, we) grow older, it appears that time management skills diminish. This has certainly been the case w ...

Christmas Reflections 2012
December 25, 2012, No Comments

  CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS 2012 In this period of celebration for so many cultures, we offer some random thoughts on c ...

Give a goat, a shovel, a toy … or an engineer
December 1, 2012, No Comments

We first posted this five years ago and added to it in 2009. It is worth reposting every year as a reminder to us all th ...

Christmas 2010 Reflections
December 23, 2010, 10 Comments

If there is one thing we have learned during the past tumultuous year, it is that friends are the ornaments on our Tree ...

Christmas Letter 2008
December 15, 2008, No Comments

Green – the color of hope, health, renewal, growth and nature.  Symbol of the promise of renewal that accompanies ...