Well, my friends in Blogland, it is December 24th. The craziness of the holiday season is starting to wind down for me and CT. All gifts have been purchased and wrapped. Christmas cards have been sent. One last Christmas cookie recipe to make this morning, and then we load up the car and head over to Leanne's tonight, and RW's tomorrow. Looks like it is going to be a white Christmas for us Chicagoans too, with snow in the forecast for today and tomorrow. (And no, I'm not taking a snow blowing lesson from CT this weekend -- I don't "study" or "practice" on holidays!)
So, as I extend my heartfelt Christmas wishes to everyone out there, I thought I'd end this post with Linus' explanation of the true meaning of Christmas.
"And the angel said unto them,
‘Fear not: for behold, I bring unto you good tidings of great joy,
which shall be to all people.
For unto you is born this day in the City of David a Savior,
which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you;
Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.’
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host,
praising God, and saying,
‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.'
That’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.”