Around this time of year in the years past, we were already prepping our home for the upcoming Christmas season,
Christmas. “Christmas” comes from the old English Cristes masse, meaning ‘the festival mass of Christ’.
Last Monday, my husband, my ever reliable handyman jump-started our holiday preparation when he gave way to my nudging to get our five year old garland (which still looked fresh and green) outline our front door. I didn’t know I