I don't want to sound like a Grinch, but I find it a sacred practice not to celebrate Christmas early and I planned on following this rule until the day I died. Then I moved to Chicago.
Featuring the United States in this week's International Update was emotionally exhausting. I'm so glad it's over.
While there was an undertone of sadness in Anna Knapp's life, it was also very full. This is her story.