Gingerbread Day

The day after Gingerbread Day was always a day of reckoning.

Pants were stretched. Waistlines were expanded. Friendships had been tested, some strengthened, some destroyed.

With the glut of sugar, the taste of gingerbread filling mouths, and a feeling combining satiation and shame, everyone moved on from Gingerbread Day a little fuller, but no wiser.

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