Thank you, Bruce, for posting one of Craig Wilson’s columns. He was a weekly writer for USA Today, “The Final Word” – what a Christmas delight. Yes, it is a reminder of how simple and magical the season can be.
In May, 2013 a columnist by the name of Craig Wilson took his final bow after a buyout from his employer, USA Today. He wrote a Wednesday column called “The Final Word” for more than sixteen years. His weekly writing – regardless of the subject matter – provided readers a unique, thoughtful take on even the most take-for-granted aspects of daily life.
One of his columns dealt with December decorations. Specifically, displays that provide a depth of feeling that make passers-by smile and project the spirit of the holidays upon them.
I present this gentle reminder of just how simple, yet magical, this season can be…
A Glow In The Darkness Is The Best Gift Of All
Every December, a neighbor of ours opens his dining room shutters and lets in the world.
A floor-to-ceiling tree, laden with ornaments and white lights, fills the bay window. Underneath it is spread…
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