COMMENTARY: Christmas Becomes Nonnegotiable

Posted: December 24, 2012 at 1:37 a.m.

The rotund gentleman got off his reindeerpowered ride to slip into something a little less comfortable. “Why did I ever come up with this way of getting into houses?” he thought to himself. “One of these days I’m going to get stuck and won’t be able to go anywhere.” But not at this house. He popped into the living room and went quickly to work pulling toys from his bag and arranging them carefully under the tree.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 12/24/2012