I have always loved Christmas. But looking back over my life, it is interesting to think about what, exactly, I have loved about it. Like every middle-class first-world child, I suppose, when I was very young I liked all the excitement around presents – the anticipation, the tree, the night before, the excitement of the morning, the happiness of the giving but especially – of course! – the receiving!
Starting about when I was in junior high I started really appreciating ...Continue Reading →