Ahhh, Christmas, Crockpots, and Coffee

I admit, I am the quintessential early bird.  The ability to hop out of bed and be instantly "on" is something I have always enjoyed.  My husband, the long suffering Don, claims this trait is unnatural. Considering that he wrote the book on being a night owl and his suffering from chronic insomnia, I take no offense at this condemnation.  On the contrary, our differences stand us in good stead on many occasions.   Long road trips work out well for us, I taking the early morning departures and my spouse taking the wheel in the evenings when my eye...more