Tag Archives: Holidays
No-Pressure New Year | HSLDA Blog

No-Pressure New Year

Don’t you love a brand-new year and brand-new goals? You don’t? Whew. Me neither. I’m not actually one who thrives on beginnings. I like the deep middle part where I can immerse myself in the process. Doesn’t the lure of new goals and accomplishments inspire you? It doesn’t? I know how you feel. Constantly pushing […]

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Making Merry Memories

I’ve noticed that my sense of adventure—possibly mirroring the seasons—tends to go in cycles. The pattern plays out something like this: *** We are bored. We have nothing on the calendar to look forward to, and our lives are dragging. We are afflicted with a rank case of cabin fever from being stuck with the […]

The Gift of Presence | HSLDA Blog

The Gift of Presence

It’s Christmastime! The holiday lights are beginning to appear on houses in our neighborhood, Christmas trees are going up, and Christmas music is playing in every store. I am not one of those people who go nuts with the festivities, but I think it’s safe to say that this is my favorite time of year. […]

Veterans Day 2016 | HSLDA Blog

Honoring Our Veterans

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” -George Canning Today we come together as a nation to honor and celebrate our heroes who have sacrificed their time and their lives to faithfully serve this great Nation. These brave men and women have fought for our freedoms and rights as citizens of the United States of America. Including such freedoms as our […]