It’s the holidays. I’m sitting alone at a restaurant bar. I look around. I see many couples engrossed in the twinkling lights and festivities. I’m alone this year. As I scope the scene of couples enjoying their holiday cheer, together, the soft white lights strung across the bar, the twinkling of hope for this time of year, I can’t help but think how I have pondered a different outcome for myself. (read more…)