I’m not a big snow lover. Spring — with its Peeps, budding trees and warm breezes — is much more my speed. Or autumn! Definitely fall, full of pumpkins and pies and family time.

For the first time in my adult reading life, I didn’t keep track of a single book I read last year.

‘Twas the week of Christmas, and all through the Johnson house, all the creatures were stirring . . . and getting restless with the promise of Santa’s visit.

In the golden age of the internet, many of us have grown accustomed to having the world at our fingertips. Whether you’re shopping for stilettos, seasonings or sweaters, there’s little that can’t be found online.