Review: Winter's End by Clarissa Cartharn

A woman torn between two men – One she once loved and another who threatens to destroy all she’s worked for. Tormented by the rumors plaguing her once loveless marriage, young widow Emma Winston escapes to Breakish on the Isle of Skye with her two children. But her hopes of a new beginning is shattered as she finds herself torn between the man she once loved, her brother-in-law Richard Winston and wealthy, handsome playboy, Chris…

"Review: Winter's End by Clarissa Cartharn"

"Xmas" or "Christmas"? An interesting tidbit. Did YOU know?

Thanks to this post from Grammar Girl!   Many listeners have asked about the origin and appropriateness of “Xmas.” Retailers have long been accused of secularizing Christmas by using “Xmas” in signs and advertisements; therefore, I suspect many of you will be surprised to learn that “Xmas” has a religious origin. In Greek, the letter “chi” is written as an X, and chi is the first letter of the Greek word for “Christ.” Greeks sometimes abbreviated “Christ”…

""Xmas" or "Christmas"? An interesting tidbit. Did YOU know?"

Give them what they want…

I am borrowing someone’s words that I read today, “Give them what they want”. As I read this, I realized that this is how I have lived most of my life. If you want them to like you, give them what they want. If you don’t want them angry with you, give them what they want. If you want a peaceful existence, give them what they want. You end up giving and giving and giving;…

"Give them what they want…"