30 Nov '16, 3pm

I love the idea of Christmas stories and the reasons behind why we do what we do at the holidays.

I love the idea of Christmas stories and the reasons behind why we do what we do at the holidays.

Don’t worry. I’m not going to subject you to an entire month of the Christmas Story movie. I might be one of the rare people who frankly does not get/like/understand that movie or why it has to be on for 24 hours on Christmas day. Give me “White Christmas” or really any movie on the Hallmark Channel and I’m much happier. But I do love the idea of Christmas stories. The other night my friend Kris posted several Christmas-themed questions on Facebook that resulted in a fun trip down memory lane – and the reasons behind why we do what we do at the holidays. Do you have a real tree or an artificial tree? What is your favorite Christmas cookie recipe? What is the best or strangest gift you’ve ever received? Those are all part of our Christmas stories, part of the legacy of the traditions we unpack from dusty boxes each year. Whether you grew up reading “The Night Before Christm...

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