New post on Daughter on Duty

“As a child, my favorite day of the year was Christmas. I’m sure I’m not the only one who claims that. As an adult, though, I fell in love with Christmas Eve. It was when I realized that while reality can be disappointing, anticipation holds promise. I have lived with one—and am living with another—whose refusal to look forward to things for fear of disappointment baffled me. Different strokes, I suppose.” read more