Saturday, December 25, 2010

So far, so good

I covered an empty wrapping paper tube with aluminum foil and hung it from the light fixture over the diningroom table, but an airing of the grievances seemed too cynical, even for me. In fact, as I prepared our xmas eve meal, I kept thinking of all the good things the past year has brought.

  • My son graduated from college and moved back to Hoosierdom. This is the closest he has lived to home (and by "home" I mean my house) in ten years.
  • My daughter gave birth to the most beautiful baby in the world, making me a grandma for the first time.
  • The proud papa earned a promotion at work.
  • My SO has a new son-in-law, and he's a good 'un.
  • We are all healthy and gainfully employed (except my SO, who is gainfully retired).

While I am not a fan of holidays (although I love paid holidays), the end of the calendar year is a good time to reflect on what has gone before and contemplate what is yet to come. The daily grind is wearisome at times, but all in all, we are doing okay.

Happy Festivus!

1 comment:

flurrious said...

I feel you are not appreciating the true spirit of Festivus. Now stop crying and fight me.

Okay, fine, but just this once: Merry Christmas, Abby!