I've just not had any Christmas spirit this year. To be honest, I haven't had any Christmas spirit in a long, long time. Luckily my son is old enough that I really don't have to have any Christmas spirit.... it's not like he still believes in Santa.
Still, I'd like to feel like I used to about the holidays, if only a little bit. I had a glimmer of a warm fuzzy, but it was quickly snuffed out by people treating charity like a fucking ATM. I don't know why I'm stunned when I realize that people will lie about anything just to score something for free. Next year, I'll go back to what I normally do - helping my local battered women's shelter, and donating to Toys for Tots.