Christmas in Philadelphia

Good Tidings Of Great Joy; 2017

Composing this gathering is one of my true pleasures of  every year. I cling tight to those I love and this evening is a way for me to show each and every one of them how grateful I am to have them in my life.  Sweet smelling greens, twinkling lights, tiny treasures...

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Good Tidings Of Great Joy – 2016

Good Tidings Of Great Joy – 2016

Every year at this time I am overflowing with a cacophony of my own stories in my own head. Nostalgia has always been a deeply conflicting emotion for me, riddled with both joy and sadness. Feeling the pain of lost loved ones is really just feeling their imprint on...

Good Tidings of Great Joy – Christmas 2015

Good Tidings of Great Joy – Christmas 2015

The calmness that comes over me as I fill my home with Christmas is hard for me to describe. So many people find the holiday season stressful, but for me, it is the complete opposite. I love to gather friends and family to my Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia home, all...

GOOD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY

GOOD TIDINGS OF GREAT JOY

The emergence of so many beautiful memories happens every year at this time.  Each tinsel covered treasure conjures a story, a gift, a friendship, a first Christmas, a dance role, a bit of magic and innocence that transports.  Evergreen, rosemary, artichokes and sugar...