Posts made in December, 2012

Tinsel Tinged Tale

Posted by on Dec 29, 2012 | 0 comments

Tinsel Tinged Tale

The holidays scuttle and clamber into our otherwise scheduled, predictable lives. We embrace the customs and traditions with a blend of innocent joy mixed with recoiled distress. We envision the ensuing stress and demands that, we have all learned, are unavoidable. Along with the fracas is an arousing anticipation for exquisite tastes of sugary magic that are inexplicably captured… in a gift or a song… seen in a child’s fascinated face or felt in a warm embrace. Reasons abound to be festive. Vacation time! And when possibly can red and green be considered fashionable together? From cookies...

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What Best Should Be

Posted by on Dec 9, 2012 | 0 comments

What Best Should Be

Thick clouds paper the sky on this lethargic Sunday afternoon. December is upon us, as the Canadian cold settles over Northern states and the tales of tropical tempest in the South come to an end as the beguilingly-named hurricanes abate for the season. I sit here typing at the “breakfast nook” table glancing out to my petite parcel of land, and I am eyeing the orange tree that is set just fifteen feet back behind my fence, growing on the adjoining small undeveloped lot owned by a wealthy NY investor who is selling the land at an absurd price in an effort to capitalize on Sarasota’s overly...

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