Tis the season to wish everyone happiness and the holiday spirit. Gladness, sharing and entertaining with friends and family, exchanging gifts that are unknown to you and surprises coming out of brightly wrapped packages... but I'm reminded that not everyone has these things.
the day ends on Prince Edward Island, my husband is at work on the
dairy doing the second milking of the cows while I am alone in the house; the owner and his son are with
There is just the two of us and we spent the holiday
alone watching cartoons of Scrooge and indulging in the chips and pop while the ham, potatoes and carrots cooked for dinner. A few gifts I bought for him and for myself, and wrapped myself, are
still under the tree unopened. I know what all of them are -
to share with but he did surprise me with a gift I had no idea that he
made for me and smuggled into the basement, where I rarely go...
Not everyone necessarily welcomes this time of year.