December 08, 2010

Mr. Sexsmith’s Other Girlfriend: Carrying On Holiday Traditions

by Sinclair Sexsmith

When I was a kid, one of my family’s few traditions around the winter holidays was to pile into the car with a few thermoses of hot chocolate and some cassettes of holiday music to go look at the Christmas lights. In our little town, there was an annual contest held by the local newspaper, which published the top three best decorated houses, as well as the best neighborhood or street in general.