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Memories of My Son’s First Christmas


(Editor Note: This Tyrades! column was originally published in December of 2004)

Tyrades! By Danny Tyree
Baby Gideon Lewis Tyree turned nine months old on December 6. We didn’t get to dwell on that milestone because he’s already in high gear for his first Christmas.
I know it’s a cliche, but having a child around the house (after 13 years of a two-person household) helps me see Christmas in a different light. For instance, I wonder if the Wise Men started out as Wise Babies. (“How wise is baby Balthazar? Soooooo wise!!”)
As a pre-toddler, Gideon gets ...

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