I know that in general, Christmas can be a stressful and hectic time of year.
I bring it up for those out of you reading this who also find themselves in anguish or despair at this time of year. I just want those people to know that they aren’t alone in their suffering.
It turns out my amazing friends in Beijing won’t allow me to have Christmas pass without some celebration.
When we were little kids, on Christmas eve, she knocked on my door and smugly said, “Hey Kimily, Santa isn’t real.” I sat up in my bed, annoyed that she would say that “of course he is!” I defended.