Thursday, December 24, 2020

Wishes For A Blessed and A Merry Christmas To All Christians!

It was ten Christmas Day's ago that Sandy, Susan, Bradley and I lost a part of our hearts, our Mom, Irene, "Reenie". While we remember our Mom [and Pop] everyday, Christmas Day brings a special day of remembrance for Reenie, a Yankee Doodle Dandy, who was born on the 4th of July and died on Christmas day.

December 25, 2010
Love you, Reenie

This Christmas will be the fifth Christmas with our [Sheralyn and my] granddaughter Skye Noelle.  We just celebrated Skye's fifth birthday on December 11, 2020.  I know Mom and Pop are smiling down in joy at our granddaughter blessing.

Our precious granddaughter 
Skye Noelle

While celebrating our granddaughter Skye's fifth birthday and remembering Mom on this Christmas Day as always, Tales wants to wish a very Merry and Blessed Christmas to my wife Sheralyn, and to all of my Christian friends, and to all Christians.

For everyone who celebrates Christmas, here are a few of my favorite Christmas songs that I hope you enjoy.  I picked these because they are so, very beautiful.  

So, please turn up the volume and enjoy.

O Come All Ye Faithful - Andy Williams:

O Holy Night - Johnny Mathis:

Handel: The Messiah, "The Hallelujah Chorus":

"Do You Hear What I Hear" - Johnny Mathis:

Here is a beautiful song [I understand a recent edition to the Christmas repertoire] I recorded at the "Straight No Chaser" concert my wife and I attended a few months ago [in 2018] in Houston.  

"Mary, Did You Know" sung by Straight No Chaser:


Anonymous said...


This post is so beautiful and inclusive. You have such a genuine, warm and caring heart. May you, Sheralyn, and your wonderful family be blessed with a year of good health, happiness, and peace.

Sending our love,

Aunt Carla & Uncle Leonard

Big Mike said...

Thank you so much and same to you Aunt Carla and Uncle Leonard.


Merry Christmas, Michael! Thanks for sharing your memories and and joy with us. Skye is beautiful! Merry Christmas to you and Sheralyn!

Big Mike said...

Thanks Kim! :-) Merry Christmas!

bradley said...

Beautiful heartfelt post, what a special year to bring in the beautiful Skye---- merry xmas and happy to all good souls!

Big Mike said...

Thanks brother!

Bedfordguy said...

To the Mensch of all Mensches, may you and yours have the most meaningful Holiday season. Nice tribute to your Mom. Chag Semeach.