Only one excuse will be sufficient. It’s that crazy wonderful time of the year.
That time of the year when anticipation, expectation and excitement charge the air. That time of the year when Christmas lights, Christmas Carols and Christmas Presents fill the house. That time of the year when the echoes of pa rum pum pum pum reverberate in the car. That time of the year when the aroma of cherry glazed gammon, sage infused stuffing and hot roast potatoes permeate the air.
Yes it’s upon us once again and I’m trying to soak it all up. Soon the windows of the avent calendars are going to be vacant. Black plastic bags are going to be stuffed with torn wrapping paper. New toys are going to adorn the kids shelves. The dishwasher is going to be crammed with roasting pots, gravy holders, champagne glasses and trifle bowls. Christmas decorations are going to be un-hung and packed away for next year. In the meantime I’m going to immerse myself in the now. The season to be merry.
Now it’s time to go make those memories. With Ethan and Zoe.