by Lorraine Bartlett / Lorna Barrett / L.L. Bartlett
Ugly Christmas sweaters have become quite the thing these days. I even have one! I did not buy it for myself. When my mother passed away, I inherited hers. Actually, on the ugly sweater spectrum, it's actually quite attractive. It's black with red and green embellishments. Why don't I wear it? It's too hot. I suppose I could wear it to a restaurant. These days, there are lots of drafts. (At least when you live in Western NY where the temperature yesterday was a balmy 18˚˚ ˚F.)
Whatever possessed my mother to buy the sweater? I don't ever remember seeing her wear it. Maybe she bought it after Christmas on sale. Who knows. But it's sitting in my closet and I really should wear it someday.
Okay, that's it! I've made up my mind. Mr. L is taking me to lunch tomorrow and I WILL WEAR THAT SWEATER. (And hope I don't spill anything on it, because it's dry-clean only!)
So, do you have an ugly Christmas sweater (and where do you wear it)?
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