You can book on my special Christmas tree
December 6, 2023
The holidays are upon us once again. Streets, shops and homes are festooned with garlands, wreaths and twinkling multi-colored lights as festive music is playing. Hallmark and other TV channels are programming Yuletide-themed movies all day and night.
As a kid, I witnessed that kind of spectacle many times, often to the melodies of songs like Vince Guaraldi’s “Christmas Time is Here” or Nat King Cole singing “The Christmas Song.”
Back then, I could just about believe it possible that a plump, jolly old elf could drive flying reindeer to pull a sleigh filled with toys for those luc...