With the car now loaded, Danny seated himself in the back and proceeded to play his DS. He felt he was getting too old for all this palavar and lately had been questioning the whole Christmas thing altogether. Chrsitmas was the biggest event in the year for the family, more so than birthdays. Although he loved it his Chrsitmas spirit was waning.
The trip to Grandads in Boston usually took a an hour or so. Mum and dad always played Christmas music on the way.
'C'mon Dan'', mum said ''join in''. But he looked up at her and grinned and carried on playing his game console.
Mum was a Christmas nut and Dad was even worse.
The house would be decorated the second week in December every year. The baking would start about then also, and mum alaways had enough left over in January!!
Dad always told the story of how they had met at a Christmas function held by Dads Law company.
Soon after they had married the visiting of his parents every year became somewhat...