It was a week before the end of the millennium: Christmas Eve in Singapore. And so it came to pass that a child with a tea towel on his head knocked on our door to our apartment and asked if there was room for him and his wife, Mary.
“For we have come a long way, and we are very tired,” he added.
My husband, playing the innkeeper, said, “Sure, there’s plenty of room! Come on in!” The child Joseph snorted and […]