Merry Christmas (I think I’ll miss this one this year)
In the December issue of Success, writer Tara Nieuwesteeg recounts the year her family skipped Christmas, trading in all the family traditions for a week on the beach in Key West. Or, at least, they tried to. Like many of the best laid plans at holiday season, it didn’t quite go as planned.
An ice storm cancelled their flights and the author, then 14-years-old found herself playing Santa–scrambling to the mall on Christmas Eve with her father to get presents for her younger siblings.