― Whew. What a weekend. ∙ A little Christmas party here. A little Christmas party there. A little Christmas party everywhere! ∙ And in the midst of all these wonderful celebrations, it's come to my mind that I have, like, totally failed on the shoppin' this year. You see, when one has conditioned one's self to never buy extras or go to fun stores for shopping extravaganzas, it's very difficult to allow one's self to do it at Christmas time! Even though, by the grace of God, [...].