Christmas Shopping: “One for you and one…”

I was shopping at Target, when a dad entered the store with his two kids, pushing a big red cart. The kids, who were very enthusiastic shoppers, darted over near me to look at some of the displays with bright-eyed expressions. You could tell that this dad had done a...

I Returned His Christmas Gift

(An updated repost from 2013).  I was a new wife. He was my new husband. And I returned his Christmas gift. It was a jewelry box–one of those big wooden ones–and he spent a fortune on it. But he encouraged me to take it back if I didn’t really like...

“It’s not a competition.”

As I strolled through the room of tables, which were all decorated and ready for our ladies’ Christmas event that evening, I heard someone say, “It’s not a competition.” Of course we were all aware that no one was scoring or ranking the tables,...

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