Wishes with snowflakes
December 24, 2012 2 Comments
The campus is quiet. A cold wind blows across the Bluestone buildings on the Quad, and snow is dusting the empty parking lots and open spaces of campus. The home away from home for nearly 20,000 students is deserted. The semester has ended, grades have been posted, computers shut down, lights turned off, buildings locked. The choirs have sung, the musicians have played and the silence is complete. All of the season’s excitement has moved to other towns and cities and states, leaving echoes behind in the cold and silent campus.
The Alger family is passing their first Christmas season as part of our Madison family. They have quickly adopted us, as we have adopted them. It has been a very good beginning. Perhaps this first snowfall, so perfectly timed, is a mark of welcome to them. Wishes with snowflakes.
Universal in this season of holidays are the spirits of caring and goodness, giving and kindness, peace and tranquility — virtues that transcend all our differences, our many perspectives, our various creeds. It is with these sentiments and hopes that we at Be the Change wish you and your family the very best of the season — sentiments aptly captured in this year’s musical greeting.
All our best, with snowflakes. We’ll meet again in the New Year.