This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.
Tuning in to your local news can be depressing but this essay offers you hope. If the world really was going to hell in a hand basket, could they allow six and a half minutes for the weather report?
It has been 4 years since I lost my sister Linda and I haven’t written about her until now. It is an appropriate season to break my writing silence about her since she loved the holidays.