Twas two weeks before Christmas and all through the country, stressful holiday plans affected all and sundry. As we turned off Netflix from the comfort of our beds, visions of Christmases past danced through our heads. Big family gatherings, workplace potlucks, ugly sweater parties with friends—would we ever return to those treasured times? Would COVID ever end? Lysoled stockings were hung (six feet apart) by the chimney with care, in hopes that a vaccine soon would be there.