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Planning what matters most at Christmas

Last year, I didn’t want to spend the month of December racing through malls, jumping from party to party, and being busy, busy, busy with Christmas “stuff.”

I wanted peace, tranquility, and time with my dad, who is just about 80.

When I was a little girl, Dad made candy cane airplanes with us every year.

We’d put the rubber band through the lifesaver wheels and wrap it carefully around the stick of gum, which served as the wings. Then we’d savor a few lifesavers as we hung the airplanes on the Christmas tree.

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