to come home for the Christmas holiday. They are waiting for him to close the door and say the words
"Well, that's it for Christmas."
Five simple words, that's all. These five words, are the first of just a few traditions we perform in our household that make this holiday perfect, tiring, but perfect.
"it is not what you do, it’s the fact that you always do it, every year – same gags, same annoyances, same places, same rows, same joys. Their pleasure is in their longevity – our longstanding rituals that remind us of where we came from and what we remain."
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