Ghosts Of Christmas Pasts — 1965

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When I was a small child, my parents owned a motel. It had twelve units and we lived in an apartment over the lobby/restaurant smack dab in the middle of the thing. We had a small porch off the front of the place.

This is important information because on that front porch — my dad — a tool maker in a former life — designed and built a revolving Christmas tree. I remember he put it up and it’s base was a…