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Well, this year slid by like a rock star! Just yesterday I was complaining about the heat and the traffic and now I’m wearing a hoodie with my shorts and I can walk down the middle of Butler without fear of being run over. I also just turned off my air conditioning!
TYBEE CHRISTMAS PARADE
DEC 6, 2019
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TYBEE LIGHTED BOAT PARADE
DEC 8, 2019
A CARPENTER'S CHRISTMAS
DEC 13, 2019
Did our elders ever imagine that there could be a website where you could push a button and a battery operating flying apparatus would drop off a product later that day? Did our previous generations ever fight with their neighbors over who had the best Christmas decor? Did they wander the aisles of a big box store, throwing items in a cart, while mashed up against other humans trying to nab the best black Friday gift?
Remember the days of Christmas being magical? Waking up and ACTUALLY knowing, not thinking, knowing that Saint Nicholas really shimmied down the fireplace? I do. I vividly remember bells falling from the tree on Christmas Eve, squeezing my eyes tight while thinking, “HE’S HERE!”
It’s up to you to make this magic happen, as others before us made it happen. But what is magic or even the spirit of Christmas as an adult? It’s hard, since we have other responsibilities to process the 364 days before Christmas.
But it’s as simple as the wink of an eye and a twist of the head.
Making someone’s Christmas IS the magic. It doesn’t have to just be the kids.
Here is list of things to cross off your Scrooge list to help you get into the holiday spirit: