Tag Archives: Christmas

Comfort and Joy to You

and were you very sorry to come away? see      I will comfort you — e. e. cummings This has nothing to do with travel but it has everything to do with the season of long nights which we … Continue reading

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Work For Peace

“True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.” ― Jane Addams What do you want for Christmas? Answers to that can range from “my two front teeth” to world peace with many specific … Continue reading

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A New Approach to Christmas

“As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.” ― Eric Sevareid My husband and I are just back from a European river cruise tailored to show us the best of the local Christmas … Continue reading

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Over the River and Through the Woods

“Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays.” — John Clayton Many people my age grew up with grandparents only a car (or sleigh) ride away.  But the same proportion … Continue reading

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Too Late? Yes and No

A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. –J. B. Priestly If you are just now thinking you want to make special plans to travel this Christmas or New Year’s, it is … Continue reading

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Holiday Trips of a Lifetime

A holiday vacation can be the gift of a lifetime, for yourself as well as for those with whom you travel. Many people have a tradition of spending holidays with the same people in the same places every year. There … Continue reading

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