Christmas has not been the same since we moved to Virginia, going on four years now. My children and stepchildren are grown. Most of them have settled in Wisconsin with their families, although some are in California, Michigan, and New Jersey. I’d love to have them here for the holidays, but expecting all twenty+ of them to trek across the country to celebrate Christmas with us is impractical.
Being far from family is hard during the holidays, but we are starting new ‘empty nest’ traditions, and continuing some… Continue reading