ROSE NOLEN: Holidays bring out the best in people

Monday, December 13, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday, December 13, 2010

The sights and sounds of the Christmas season always remind me of the woman I met many years ago who kept her home decorated for Christmas year-round. She said that the Christmas season was the only time she was happy, so she decided that was the only way she had to make the mood permanent.