I miss my mother a lot. I'm finding the first Christmas without her hard. I know that many of you know exactly what this is like.
There was a very sweet moment on Tuesday when I took the presents up for my extended family - two grown-ups and four small children and one old friend who has been a part of our family for twenty years. The sun was shining and when I got there the oldest of the children was making gingerbread Christmas trees. For a moment, everything was better.
I even took a photograph of the package -
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