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Ten Things I Hate About Christmas

A love story of sorts

Photo by Kira auf der Heide on Unsplash

“Tell her I don’t need anything.” That was my reply when my wife informed me that my stepdaughter had texted her asking for last-minute Christmas gift ideas for me.

As is often the case with me, I couldn’t articulate at that moment the myriad of complex feelings I have around this time of year and the holidays. For whatever reason, words seem…

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Timothy Key

Timothy Key

Retired from fire service after 26 years. Writer and world traveler. I believe compassion, grace and gratitude are contagious and should be spread liberally.