In other Christmases
, me and my sister only get a shirt.
Not surprisingly, family has played a starring role in readers' remembrances of Christmases
NPR has assembled 24 tracks of mostly live recordings aired on Christmases
past that capture the worldwide scope of the holiday yet sound surprisingly compatible.
And while we had spectacular Christmases
, my favorite things received were usually the tiny trinkets--little bars of soap, pieces of ribbon candy--that my mother tucked in our Christmas stockings.
If you're familiar with ``Reminisce'' magazine, you'll know the format of ``The Christmases
We Used to Know'' (Reminisce Books, 162 pages; $19.