We must take care of one another this year: “One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it snowed for twelve days and twelve nights when I was six.” And so starts my favorite Christmas book, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, by Dylan Thomas.
|These are the very ice skates I got when I was ten!|
As I finally get around to posting my New Year's column, I sit in my lovely studio listening to Pachelbel's Canon in D. It seems to be the perfect music to listen to as I recall with such fondness the skates in the picture. Yes, those skates were my Christmas gift when I was ten. I have loved them all my life although I have not been skating in a few years. So, I say, why not? Perhaps this winter I will try again.
I want to wish you the happiest of New Year's events and thoughts and please, take good care of each other, won't you?
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