It’s coming ’round Christmas and I’m thinking a bit about Christmases past….and my hope for Christmases future, but not so much about the Christmas present.
Last night I ordered gifts from Heifer. (This is my 11th year of supporting Heifer and purchasing gifts for colleagues, family, and friends. I think Heifer is amazing. And now they have fun animated e-cards. It was fun buying gifts and sending gift cards!
This week will be a relatively quiet week for me. Or at least it seems that way – one never knows….
And I woke up with this song in my head. One of my favorite from high school days.
River by Joni Mitchell
It’s coming on Christmas
They’re cutting down trees
They’re putting up reindeer
And singing songs of joy and peace
Oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on …
© 1970; Joni Mitchell
Maybe sometime this winter we’ll go down to Millennium park and skate under the stars and twinkling lights…that would be fun!
Here’s hoping you have a joy-filled, not too busy week.