My sister Beth is an unashamed Christmas nut–she pulls out all the Christmas decorations every year, is thrilled with any gift pertaining to Christmas, and simply sparkles with enthusiasm about all things Christmas-y. I, on the other hand, can be almost Grinch-like about wrapping presents, about feeling obligated to reciprocate when given a present. So yeah, the two of us sisters are not that alike.
But we have many things we both enjoy. We spent Christmas day together, my sister and her family with my husband and I. We had a wonderful walk in a nearby nature preserve, Continue reading