The little things…

 

Hearth

What is it about Christmas lights that make things better?  We didn’t put up a tree this year.  We haven’t in many years due to visiting hospitals, nursing homes and being down right depressed by the whole holiday.  I knew this year was going to be hard so I wanted to start bringing back some of the magic that I find in decorations.  I trudged off to Target to get a $10 string of fake garland that was pre-lit.  It has made my Christmas!  I know it isn’t much but it has made it so much easier for me to accept that we won’t be spending the holiday with my parents or Jerry’s parents…ever…again…  I know..drama, drama, drama.  The lights somehow make it easier for me to accept things.   So with that, I have a little more “light” in my heart this year than the past few years, even with the loss I have endured.

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