Focus on the mission

Just how do I keep everyone, including myself, on track and motivated throughout each long year — all for one long night’s big splash? The answer is basic and simple: through an unwavering and uncompromising focus on our mission.

        — Santa Claus


Worth the aggravation

As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.

           — Donald E. Westlake