Those very special family and friends who are no longer here to celebrate the holidays.
(Comments are off. The purpose of this post was a personal remembrance.)
My late mother, Clara, enjoyed Christmas. She passed 8 years ago today. I celebrate her joy of the holiday on this anniversary. I'm sure many others remember loved ones now as well.
Through the years
We all will be together
If the fates allow
So hang a shining star upon the highest bough
And have yourself a merry little Christmas now *
* Lyrics are from Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas written in 1943 by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane; introduced by Judy Garland in the 1944 MGM film, Meet Me in St Louis.