Every year she would turn out
a one to two page recap of our family's year.
It was always fun to see who got top billing.
If you were born or
got married that year,
you had a lock on it.
She stopped writing them.
I'm not sure if it had to do with the antics
of our family that were not suitable for public
dissemination, or if it had to
do with her Christmas card list
growing to about 300.
But end they did.
We have kept a copy of each one over the years.
They are our history.
I thought I had lost them once.
Turns out Shanna has them.
Shanna has started writing Christmas letters herself.
Carry on, Shanna.