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Confessions of a Christmas Geek

Ok I admit it, I’m a Christmas Geek.

I listen to Christmas music ONLY from the week of Thanksgiving on.

I wear Cheesy Christmas sweaters and Jewelry proudly, and,  I wear Christmas pajamas often in Dec and  Christmas socks. I WEAR Santa Hats and YES reindeer ears { and I’m not 11 }

I decorate everything in a Christmas theme, from my house, to my desktop screen saver, to my Facebook page, to my Car.

I post Christmas quotes, poems, videos, music daily on my Facebook page.

I use Christmas themed workout music when I teach my exercise classes. I’ve been know to decorate my spin Bike and wear a red Hat to teach class.

I take the photos of my Grandkids and impose Santa Hats on them, make a Christmas themed photo montage,  and I must Jib Jab at least once every season.

I use my Christmas dishes for every meal in December and I will drink my coffee only out of Christmas mugs whenever possible.

I have social events , Christmas tea luncheons , complete with Christmas China, holiday teas and tea sandwiches shaped like Christmas trees. I have several Christmas dinner parties for friends and neighbors during December.

I go to Starbucks more often just to look at their Christmas merchandise and drink their festive coffees out of festive cups.

I will read only Christmas themes stories and books in December.

I will watch just about every movie with a Christmas theme, no matter how cheesy and I cry over most of them, including …”It’s a wonderful life” on Christmas Eve and “A Christmas Story Marathon” on Christmas Day .

I search out and attend, dressed in festive attire, any community theater Christmas play, church concert or pageant I can find in my area in Dec.

I play Yule log or snow scenes videos on my TV with Background Christmas music when I have company ALL of December

I love the Malls not necessarily to shop but just to be there.

I must bake cookies even if I plan not to eat them.

And this just scratches the surface…..

Some may laugh and mock me but I don’t care. This is the happiest season of the year for me.  I find I hug more, love more, appreciate my family more, smile more, sing more, give more. This is magical to me.   It’s about the spirit.  The spirit of God and the spirit of man.  It seems to me in some magical way God reaches down and ignites a spark in us that makes us suddenly more aware of the things that truly matter.  Love , Peace, Joy and Good Will.  Centered around an ancient, yet still, very much alive celebration of Christ’s Birth, he communicates to the world by bringing us  a bit closer to where he truly intended us to be. True, many are oblivious to this, many see it differently, but it does not stop it from happening year after year. Despite the various beliefs attitudes and behaviors of mankind, As the Grinch learned,

“It came with out ribbons! It came without tags!

It came without packages, boxes or bags!

 And he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore.

Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before!

Maybe Christmas he thought doesn’t come from a store.

Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”

 

So to my fellow Christmas Geeks out there, Unite !! Stand Proud !! And Celebrate

Merry Christmas Everyone !!!

 

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