For me, it’s the ‘Fall Back’ moment when I get to turn my clock back an hour. Humming the old Andy Williams tune, I flit happily through the house on that dear November day and reset all my clocks. And then for the extra hour, I sleep.
My family gamely gamely stays up extra late on Most Wonderful Time of the Year Eve, but I laugh at their foolishness and have happy dreams to gird me for the times ahead.
I’ll need that extra sleep for all the busyness to come…turkey thawing, pumpkin mashing, toy store wrestling matches, etc. And in the midst of all the holiday
insanity rush, I’ll be seeking to replicate that once-a-year haven of relaxation…by reading. That’s the other great escape, and it provides sweet dreams of another kind.
What will I be reading this holiday season? I’m so glad you asked!
Christmas On Main Street. Ah yes, a dash of love and romance will keep the holiday grumpies at bay and finish out the season on a lovely note. Heck, it might even sustain until the next Most Wonderful Day of the Year…