Posts with tag: "High Point Museum"
A Parachute for Christmas
Friday, June 12, 2015
A Parachute for Christmas

  A Parachute for Christmas      Last Christmas I was visiting children at the High Point Museum’s Open House when a young man of about twelve years of age stopped by with his parents and grandparents.  I recognized the lad from previous year’s visits so I got right down to business and asked him what he wanted for Christmas.      His reply was, “I want a parachute for Christmas.”  With much surprise I exclaimed, “A parachute?  My goodness, I don’t think I have ever had anyone request a parachute.  Come to think about it, in all my years of riding in my sleigh, I have never worn a ...