I love the winter.
I love snow, even though I’ve never really experienced a real snowfall.
I love watching people walk by on the streets, all bundled up in scarves and jackets.
I love the festive spirit that takes over people and cities as soon as December arrives.
I love Christmas, even though for my family, it’s just another day Dad gets to stay home from work.
I love Santa Claus, even though, you know…*whispers* he doesn’t exist. (Oops, did I just ruin someone’s Christmas? :P)
I love the huuuuuge Christmas tree at Takashimaya, and I love the fact that it is there for me to see and enjoy, a full month before Christmas (as I’m inevitably at home in India during the December holidays).
I love turning on the radio in December and listening to festive greetings, “special” offers and Christmas carols.
I love “Silent Night”, “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Deck the Halls” — I could listen to them any number of times.
I love Orchard road in December, all decked for the holidays.
I love jumping up and down when the clock strikes 12, screaming “The New Year’s here!” a couple of times, then turning to my parents and going “Now what?”, knowing perfectly well that I’m going to be met with blank stares/sleepy faces.
I love going to bed knowing I’m going to be waking up to a whole new year.
I love December.
Merry Christmas, everyone. 🙂