A Tumble Weed Christmas

Christmas stirs up so many memories. Hopefully most of the memories are of happy times with loved ones and may our hearts be touched by the message of the birth of Jesus.

I’ve had some wonderful Christmases and I’ve had some that weren’t very merry.

When I was newly married, my husband and I lived on a little farm in Oklahoma. It had been a hard year and almost everything that could possibly go wrong did go wrong. My husband lost his job in November and he was cutting fire wood and selling it for twenty dollars a truck load which barely kept us fed. We did have a few chickens and we were eatin...