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NOSTALGIA: GIFTS FROM CHRISTMASES PAST

Dec 7th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Almost no holiday comes that doesn’t conjure up thoughts of Christmases past. Usually those feelings are prompted when transferring, from box to special spots throughout the house, all the long collected trinkets and holiday garlands, wreaths and tree ornaments that have been a part of family festivities for so many years.

Each one holds a special memory, a recollected moment, a Christmas that carried with it such sentiment that placing or hanging it almost always brings a tear or sometimes a smile. At 74, there are those pieces that recall memories of friends and family who shared in holiday celebrations, now what feels like long ago.

No matter how bedraggled some of those special pieces have become, they remain special and memorable and tug at heart and prompt moments of unrivaled joy and satisfaction. Part of the inexplicable value of those dog eared mementos is that they have been a part of