Searching for Christmas Spirit on Stormy Seas

As I reflect on my mother’s mortality while shopping at the local Target.

Photo by Don Daskalo on Unsplash

Grocery cart, check. Shopping list, check. Fancy holiday Starbucks beverage, check. Ah, time to settle in to some shopping and sugar.

And was I ever excited to go Christmas shopping. No wonder, since I had sequestered myself in the house all week so that I could get some cleaning and…