Prepare Room for Grief

I’ll never forget the Christmas my brother shocked himself with the electric fly swatter and mooned my Grandma while trying on the new, albeit probably too tight, pants he’d also been gifted. Always trying to make us laugh, and easily one of the most entertaining people I’ve ever known, Alex always seemed to shine at Christmas time.

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Prepare Room

December is for most a full season.

When December comes I can’t help but think of all the things that will pull at my attention. Most are not bad things; there will be family commitments, church commitments, friend commitments, traditions to upkeep, spontaneous festivities, shopping days, baking days, lots of good meals, wrapping presents, giving presents, volunteer commitments. Oh, and keeping up with work and all my other normal routine life things as well.

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