Finding new Christmas traditions
Last updated 12/17/2020 at 3:22pm
In my family, tradition is king when it comes to Christmas. Whether it's eating donuts and drinking hot chocolate (or "special" hot chocolate, when you turn 21) while decorating the tree or watching Tom Hanks play 748 roles in "The Polar Express" at 6 a.m. on Christmas Day (that tradition died when everyone became a teenager), part of the allure of the holidays is its reliable traditions.
But sometimes, finding new traditions or trying new things is good practice for the holidays, too. In a year of change, sacrifice and breaking of the status quo, this may be the year for finding some new...