Many of us have already celebrated Christmas. Our brothers and sisters, however, in the eastern churches – such as Greek and Russian Orthodox – will celebrate Christmas this Sunday, January 6th, on what is actually “the twelfth day of Christmas.” It occurs to me that there might be some advantages to the Orthodox celebration. And so, in a good-natured salute to the season, I give you the…
TOP TEN REASONS TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS ON JANUARY 6TH
By Dan Bub
10. Two more weeks to get your Christmas cards mailed.
9. The fruitcake from Great-Aunt Bertha has 12 more days to petrify.
8. Chances for a “White Christmas” are better in January.
7. You have room to pig out again a few days after all the other parties are over.
6. Airports are less-crowded.
5. You don’t have to start your New Year’s diet until after on January 6th.
4. You can go back to driving above the speed limit because the cops are back on regular schedules.
3. You can do all your shopping when everything is on sale.
2. All your annoying relatives who show up on December 25th won’t stay long when they find out there’s no dinner and no presents.
1. Beautiful Christmas trees are free. Take your pick, curbside, on the streets.