Participants sporting Santa Claus costumes jump into the water during the 111th edition of the Copa Nadal swimming race in Barcelona’s Port Vell on December 25, 2020.Participants sporting Santa Claus costumes jump into the water during the 111th edition of the Copa Nadal swimming race in Barcelona’s Port Vell on December 25, 2020.The holidays are built on traditions — from turkey dinners to stocking stuffers, menorah lightings and champagne at midnight.
But each of us celebrates the season differently, and many of the traditions we love most are the ones we invent. Maybe you perform community service as a family every year. Maybe your Friendsgiving provides a refuge for those seeking chosen family. Or maybe your eccentric aunt brings the same … unusual … dish to every Christmas dinner.
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