I didn’t grow up with Christmas. Every December the lights would go up, the malls would get packed, and the radio would play Christmas tunes, but that would be the extent of it for me. I didn’t really notice when I was younger, and as I got older I felt grateful that although the festivity and merriment passed me by, so did the unending stress people seemed to deal with. Now I have the best of all worlds- I go to fun holiday parties and spend time with friends and family, but get to avoid the mall.
I didn’t, however, know about stollen.