A Belated Christmas Gift

Jessica was the second sibling to receive a hand-made crocheted blanket from me.¬†As she pulled her Christmas gift from its wrapping, the family ooh’ed and aah’ed. “How long did it take you to make that?” Meg, my youngest sister, asked. “Forty hours,” I said, without hesitation. “How do you know that?” “Well, I timed how…