it's why i sit outside with silly boys for two hours in the freezing cold to see a christmas parade...
and stand in line on a saturday to see santa.
it's why we spend a sunday afternoon taking gifts to people we don't even know...
and why i have lunch with a bunch of preschoolers when i really need to be working.
it's why i order prints from an artist i have loved for a while...just because i want to look at them...
and why i let them stay up a little past their bedtime watching a christmas movie.
don't wait around...life is a special occasion. thank you hallmark for reminding me.
sending love and prayers to newtown, and to all you.
here's to that special occasion called life,