It was our first Christmas together as a married couple. My husband was on the floor in the living room, putting the finishing touches on the wooden manger he was building for the ceramic figurines my mother..
There are always five things on my Holiday To Do list: getting the Christmas cards ready and mailed shopping; this is when it begins to feel like Christmas! baking the traditional family sweets decorating; I’m trying something..
Do you ever notice how the “nicest thing” isn’t necessarily the biggest thing? How, then, can it touch you so profoundly and leave such an indelible mark on your heart? I was twenty and my brother seventeen..