To those of you who celebrate Christmas, I hope this is one of your most festive and holy. And to those of you who don't, I wish you all good things, a warm and quiet place to be, tranquil thoughts, loving hearts nearby. And while we're at it, let's throw in some homemade cookies. It couldn't hurt.
My kitchen window, early in this morning:
Brown sugar refrigerator cookie ingredients, atop waxed paper, waiting for action: