Another special one that reminds me that I have wonderful kids!
Note: This is a particularly difficult Christmas story to tell. I wrote it some years ago but I have only shared it with a very few people. It was written as an assignment for a writing workshop. I haven’t looked at it in a while, in fact I thought I had lost this file until just a few minutes ago. I hope you enjoy it.
The kids chattered excitedly as we made the hour drive to Disneyland. As I drove, I thought about our last trip there, the previous year. It had been a week after their father had packed his bags and moved out, with no warning or explanation. I had taken the kids to the Magic Kingdom and we had stayed in the Grand Hotel for Thanksgiving weekend. That had been a miserable trip for me. This time it would be different. We were broke because their father…
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