The ornament. In the midst of frantically packing boxes, it seemed to happen in slow motion. It was just a Christmas tree ornament, but it was special to him.
The look on his face when it shattered was one of sadness and acceptance, mourning and understanding. He knew it was not significant in the big scheme of things, but he had had it for so long that it had become a special part of his Christmas routine.
She got a broom and dustpan and while he thought she was going to throw it away, she instead gently placed the pieces into a box.Read more on themighty.com