HOW I READ IT
Well, here we go again -- the anticipation, fun, fear, depression,
anxiety, love, anger, joy, plus every other human emotion we’ve
inherited since our ancestors became fully upright and walking
No, I’m not talking about having a baby; it’s experiencing all
these emotions that make the holiday season a very special time of
year and create so many lifetime memories. And the library can
enhance this season’s celebrations in many ways.
Food, of course, is a major ingredient of the December holidays.
The library’s cookbook section will help you plan, prepare and
present all your special family and friends’ celebrations.
The arts and crafts section has some great books on making your
own simple ornaments, wreaths, stocking gifts and many other ideas
for your own pleasure and others.
During this busy time, take time-outs for yourself; read some good
books; check out the library’s videos or books on tape. Keep the
little ones occupied with their own books and videos while you design
and create cookies and other gift/decoration masterpieces.
And for very little money, you can give smart and impressive
holiday gifts from the undiscovered treasury of the Friends of the
Remember, the library is your personal cost- and commercial-free
information and entertainment source.
* DOUG BOWLER is a native Californian who, along with his wife,
has been experiencing the good life of Laguna Beach for more than 18