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LinuxPlanet: .comment: I Want One!

Dec 19, 2001, 13:46 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)
"As we grow older, holidays change in one or more of several ways. They get lost in the shuffle of daily life, or they're lived vicariously through children and grandchildren, nieces and nephews; they may give rise to wistful nostalgia of bygone days that weren't, usually, as delightful as we now remember them having been; perhaps they become nothing more than another troubling reminder of the passage of time, the way Hayley Mills turned into an old woman when you weren't looking.

A good cure, albeit temporary, is brief indulgence in acquisitive fantasy, the creation of a Christmas list of things that won't be under the tree December 25 but that are fun to think about anyway.

Here's mine."

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