I like to see alternative midwinter celebrations… why get wound up in the whole “It has to be perfect thing”?
It’s that time of year again. Many of my friends and folks on TV are getting horribly stressed about “having a great time.” At the risk of sounding smug, we are very fortunate in not having to do this. Our families live in other countries and celebrate their own way. We don’t do cards, we give the money to charity and presents are more little tokens, something silly that the other one wouldn’t have “wasted” money on. The grandchildren haven’t expected gifts since the first year I was a new Granny and spent a fortune on postage for which we didn’t even get a phone call in thanks. Their Granddad informed them that was the end of present-giving.
Badger is a confirmed scientist and atheist who only believes in what he can see and prove. I will happily celebrate with anyone, whatever their reason. Being happy and wishing happiness is…
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