The happy glow I've been feeling for several weeks didn't particularly have anything to do with the fact that Christmas was approaching, but yesterday, when I found myself singing "Winter Wonderland" in the shower, I realized that the Christmas Spirit had finally kicked in.
My little sister made a minor change in the lyrics of that song when she was very young, and it's her version I've loved ever since. My Christmas gift to you, dear readers, is a tiny snippet of song lyric that might bring you a smile:
"...Later on we'll perspire
As we dream by the fire..."
Here's wishing all of you a happy, sweaty Christmas!