Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2013

Updated December 24, 2012

Doc Sheldon

Sixty years ago today, I was enjoying my first Christmas Eve with my family. I can’t say I remember much – I wasn’t quite 6 months old yet – but I’m sure I was the life of the party, even someone else had to put the star on top of the tree.

I’m sure I was excited, though… Christmas carols playing on the phonograph, a fire roaring in the fireplace, milk and cookies set out for the fat guy in the funny suit… hell, just thinking about that night gets my system going. Hopefully, not the same kind of going that was probably going through my mind in 1952. At least I’m not back in diapers again! Yet. [Read more…]