I’ll be home for Christmas…

For the first time in at least five years, I’ll be home– in the States– for Christmas.

Last year, Mom and I were in Haiti.

In 2012, Mom came to Quebec City.

In 2011, I was living in France and Mom and I were in Barcelona.

In 2010…that was the last time I was back there. I remember deciding to go to a holiday party with Roger at the last minute in Quebec City and then having to bus Quebec City–>Montreal–>Ottawa–>Syracuse–>New York City–>Baltimore–>shoot me. The things we do for love.

This year I’ll be celebrating in Baltimore with Mom, my aunt (her sister) who I rarely see, my 93-year-old grandmother and my Christmas-hating (but Christmas-dinner-loving) father.

I’m making it a bit easier for myself this time though, carpooling to Montreal and then taking a flight to Baltimore. Since I work Sunday 12-21 and Sunday 12-28, I can’t stay long, so I like to say I’m swooping down like Santa, bringing a suitcase full of presents!

What are you guys doing for Christmas?

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About msmarguerite

Young Quebec City-based freelance journalist. once and future nomad. I blog about life, about travel, about things I notice and every so often about work. I enjoy language learning, singing, swing dancing, skating and...other stuff, sometimes. My heart is somewhere in East Africa, Haiti or Eastern Europe. English, français, русский, malo slovensko, un poco de espanol, um pouco de português ndiga ikirundi, mwen ap aprann kreyòl...
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