Gingerbread and nerf guns and spaghetti, oh my!

A few weeks back I had a little holiday rant of sorts.  Truth is, this time of year is hard for me, filled as it is with ghosts of Christmases past.

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Grace with my grandma, who's no longer here to share Christmases with us.

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The photo quality is poor, but I treasure this 4-generation shot taken more than 10 Christmases ago.

I grew up in a big tangled web of family, and holidays were busy, noisy, and fun.  It’s not like that so much now. More →