Something about the season is helping to rekindle my spirit and energy. Feeling a shade more my old self -- getting things done, making gifts, baking cookies, days merry and bright. Hope I can hold on to it.
My son, then about 4 years old, was being his wild self right at bedtime. I said, "no more monkey business!" in my best stern-mom voice, and he looked me gleefully in the eye and declared, "infinity more monkeys!"