And deliver us from awkward scenes in the checkout line

And deliver us from awkward scenes in the checkout line

The thought occurred as a bunch of broccoli sailed past my head in the self-checkout line at a big box store. “I’m Christmas shopping online this year.” I may even have muttered it outloud, within earshot of my furious four-year old companion. He wanted to scan the items in our cart ALL BY HIMSELF! I [...]

Yuletide greetings from the greatest little city in the world

Yuletide greetings from the greatest little city in the world

I popped downtown for a little last-minute Christmas shopping last Saturday and discovered even more proof that we live in the greatest little city in the world. Beautiful horses pulled a sleigh full of laughing families right down College Avenue. Reindeer munched happily on Houdini Plaza. Ice sculptures lined the street. I stood for a [...]