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Is It Christmas Again? Seeing Christmas Through a Child’s Eye

Adults groan at the first hint of Christmas. A few years ago, donned in shorts and a t-shirt to beat the Memorial Day heat, we walked into Hobby Lobby. They were putting up Christmas. “There oughta be a law,” I muttered. Christmas comes much too soon for most credit cards and bank accounts to handle. Invitations for competing events arrive in email [...]

By |2019-12-14T17:47:43+00:00December 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A Ruined Christmas

For most of my adult life, I have written. But it has been short essays and perspective pieces. I never tried fiction (primarily because a jr. high teacher told me what was wrong with a short story without telling me how to fix it). This year, I decided to move out of my comfort zone. I used my morning writing time to [...]

By |2019-12-07T14:06:25+00:00December 7th, 2019|Short Story|2 Comments