Ann Courcy's Blog – December 2012 Archive (4)

My New Year's Pledge

Just before Christmas, Aurora's Brownie Troop made coupons as Christmas gifts for their mothers and fathers. The coupons read:

  • This coupon entitles you to 1 big hug.
  • This coupon entitles you to 1 set table: knives, forks, spoons, napkins and even beverages.
  • This coupon entitles you to the last cookie, serving of ice cream, bit of chocolate milk,…

Added by Ann Courcy on December 31, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Twas the Night Before Christmas

If a Christmas Tree Falls in the Woods...

Twas the night before Christmas, All the animals stood

In the crisp peaceful silence, Of their home in the wood.

The trees towered in might, Their branches did clatter,

As the squirrels come out, Of their nests, pitter patter.

The deer came together, they met, they communed

And from beyond the hilltop, rose the…


Added by Ann Courcy on December 24, 2012 at 5:59am — No Comments

Night Tree

Three years ago I was introduced to a wonderful holiday celebration. Stephen was attending a great preschool and the holiday season was approaching. Notices came home saying that a Winter Walk was planned and parents were invited to join in. During the weeks prior to the walk-date the children strung popcorn and cranberries, dried fruit slices, covered pinecones with peanut butter and…


Added by Ann Courcy on December 24, 2012 at 5:56am — No Comments

Amaryllis for the Holidays

Each year, I plant amaryllis bulbs for the holidays. I plant them for my house and for gifts. The recipients of these gifts vary, but their reaction to these gifts do not. All—family, friends, teachers, co-workers—who receive one of these dramatic plants are delighted and curious. There is something magical about a flower growing in the middle of winter. And there is something amazing…


Added by Ann Courcy on December 18, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

© 2020   Created by amy pertschuk.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service