Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this twelfth episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss some of my crazy Christmas memories. I can’t believe she got me to share some of these!
Spoiler Alert: In case you listen to my podcast with young children around, I blow Santa’s cover during this episode. I reveal how I discovered he is made-up. If this shocking truth might upset your children, please use earphones!
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In this episode, you will discover:
- That I can sing … sort of. This is my podcast debut!
My family’s favorite holiday traditions.
Why we keep our decorations up until the Feast of Epiphany (January 6).
My most memorable holiday—it was like our own private version of Christmas Vacation with Chevy Chase.
Michele’s most memorable Christmas. (Hint: six kids, a church service, and no where to sit—except with the choir in the front of the church.)
Our favorite gifts—to receive.
When I do my Christmas shopping. (No, it’s not on Christmas Eve.)
The gift-giving rule Gail, my wife, and I violate every … single … year.
One of Michele’s secret holiday addictions. It’s not crack, but it’s pretty close.
How your expectations often determine whether the holidays are a happy time or a sad time for you.
Who washes the Christmas day dishes at our house.
Finally, thank you for being a part of our family here at This Is Your Life and for listening in. I pray that your holidays are full of love, joy, and peace.
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Question: What is your favorite holiday tradition? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
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