Christmas for someone who has lost a loved one is always a difficult time of year, because for most/a lot of people, it embodies the time when families come together to celebrate with traditions and food and gifts. Christmas is an especially hard time of year for those of us whose families don’t even want anything to do with us. Not because we are murderers, or committed heinous crimes, but because we believe we are individual, unique people, precious in […]
Christmas has always been my favorite holiday…even when I thought I had to say Easter (excuse me, Resurrection Sunday) was in order to sound “holy” or whatever. Christmas makes me feel all warm and fuzzy and brings up happy memories that right now are painful because it hurts to remember even the fun things with my siblings, when I miss them so much. And especially at this time of year.