Merry Christmas to all!
How was your Christmas? Ate too much? Partied like it was 1999?
It's a pity that another Christmas came and went and I haven't had enough time to enjoy it. Every single year I tell myself that come Christmas I'd make time to just soak in the atmosphere, delight in the joyous season and basically just enjoy the season.
This year however the timing of December 25 was quite difficult to maneuver whatever fun I had in mind. Christmas Day fell on a Tuesday. In between two working days. I never had the foresight to take days off before or after the day or both. Also I just took off 11 days at the end of November into early December, that I thought it wouldn't look good on my work record to take days off for Christmas.
And so I never got to enjoy the season again. While the shopping part is well taken care of well in advance, the other logistics related to celebrating this most festive occasion needs more planning and fine tuning.
I have not driven around the neighborhood and watched the yards decorated with wonderful and colorful Christmas lights and scenes.
So next year through God's grace, I intend to take a week off during Christmas time. I fully intend to enjoy the birth of Christ.
Happy New Year.