Hometown Christmas

Hometown Christmas Painted small town, the old man in the hardware store knows my daddy’s name so he asks, same color like last year, but the heavy tin can, blue and white stripes, Berger 303, already on the counter. Whitewashed trees, same color as the bare verandah, Fresh coats cover tiny handprints, Memories made, children…

12 Days of Christmas – Day Two

Christmas in Jamaica is a wonderful experience and every year I spend in New York City, I miss my Jamaican Christmas traditions more and more, traditions like: The annual Christmas tree lighting: the store owners in a district square would get together and put on an event one night a few days before Christmas – the…