I will be completely honest: Working on Christmas close to 2,500 miles from home stinks worse than a festering corpse.
It' s what I signed up for, however, and I love my job. Therefore you take the good with the bad. However, in this day and age it is very much possible to celebrate Christmas without being home. Witness just two of my greatests joys - Cameron and Matthew - in life opening gifts this morning back home in suburban Cleveland and a Merry Christmas to all: