Don’t bother making jokes. This family has heard them all. No, they don’t communicate directly with Santa Claus. They don’t celebrate the holidays year-round, and they certainly have some not-so-cheerful days. The smirks and the wisecracks are just part of life when your last name is Christmas, and especially so when two of your family members are named _ no joke _ Mary.
“People ask me all the time, `What were your parents thinking?'” said the younger Mary Christmas, 30. “I never minded. It’s a conversation piece.”
Wow. I would definitely mind!