Holiday Edition Humans of PIHS: KAREN

Did anyone know Karen has a crafty side? I would love to get a homemade gift from her


Abby Collins

Check out Karen’s cross stitch handiwork on the tree skirt in the lobby.

Hannah Ousby and Abby Collins

Sleep in or wake up early on Christmas?

Wake up early 

Colorful tree or set ornaments?

Colorful tree

Make Christmas ornaments for your tree or make gifts for people?

Make gifts

Open presents on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day?

Christmas Day

Open presents one at a time or all at once?

One at a time

A bunch of small presents or one or two big presents?

Well it depends on the gift… little gifts are more fun to open

Receive presents or gift presents?

I like to give

Have a snowy Christmas or a green Christmas?

Snowy, but no snow the next day

Spend Christmas with your family or with a celebrity of choice?

My family

Watch the Polar Express or Elf?

That one’s hard because I like them both, but Polar Express

Be in a scene from Charlie Brown Christmas or Elf?

Probably Elf

See the Nutcracker or perform in the Nutcracker?

See it

Play in the Super Bowl or perform in the Nutcracker?

I’m not a good performer, but I don’t want to play in the Super Bowl either. Perform in the Nutcracker.

Spend a day with the grinch or Jack Frost?

The Grinch

Gingerbread cookies or sugar cookies?


Egg nog or hot chocolate?

Hot chocolate

Mint or fruity candy canes?


What is your favorite Christmas memory?

The year I gave my sister a John Denver record collection and I made her open eight boxes before the last one said what they were. It was kinda mean, but I’ve never forgotten that and neither has she.

What is your favorite Christmas present you’ve received or given?

I cross-stitch Christmas stocking and I give those as gifts

What is a Christmas tradition you have? 

I don’t think we have one, just that we’re together.