“I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way (s)he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights.”
― Maya Angelou
The neighbors down the street already have their Christmas lights lit; they had them strung up the day after Halloween. While at first blush it seemed a little pre-mature, I realized it was the first day of November!
…And, at this point, two weeks from now, it will be Thanksgiving, and Christmas is only six weeks away.
Like many people, our household has had parties or gatherings scheduled every weekend, since mid-October, through to the end of the year. A quick glance at my calendar had my pulse racing. Yes, the “Holiday Hustle” is officially under way.
It is a good reminder for me to take a deep breath, and slow down. [Read more…]