What I didn’t do this Christmas

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I didn’t:

  • Spend time with my family (a hemisphere away) or my husband’s family (6 hours away)
  • Attend a holiday party
  • Have a big special dinner
  • Eat Christmas cookies
  • Decorate
  • Unwrap gifts
  • Sing Christmas carols
  • Travel
  • Feel like being social
  • Have any holiday spirit whatsoever

I did:

  • Sleep late
  • Go to church
  • Make latkes
  • Video Skype with my parents and grandparents
  • Cry
  • Work on a new project I’m super excited about
  • Secretly download an album from Christian’s favorite Israeli singer onto his mp3 player
  • Clean the house
  • Eat panettone
  • Think about how next year will be better