Thursday, December 17th, 2015 10:22:04

This Season, Spread the Joy

One Christmas season when I was in elementary school, during the long, lean years when my father was running for U.S. Congress (he lost twice before winning), my family’s Christmas tree was the castoff from the local middle school. My sister Kathy, ever so resourceful, had noticed that the tree from the school had been thrown out, and suggested we use it for our tree.