The Exorcism of Mrs. Scrooge

I hate the week before Christmas.The stores are a zoo. The streets are a quagmire of traffic. You can’t even buy a carton of eggs at Publix without having to stand line for thirty minutes. I kick myself AGAIN for not getting my Christmas shopping done before...

Who’s Got the Time to Read?

I’m supposed to be setting a great example to my kids by READING in front of them on a regular basis only I rarely sit down when they’re around (“Mom! Can I PLEEEASE have some pretzels!”) much less sit down and actually read.  My...