ONLY 17 DAYS TO REINDEERS ON ROOFTOPS
Across the Miles
It was Christmas. He was a long distance trucker. She was alone and crying, until she heard the horn. He'd driven all the night to get home.
ONLY 18 DAYS TO EATING WHITE CHRISTMAS AND RUM BALLS
The Georges had a feral cat problem and wondered what to do. Davey ran indoors crying, "Look, Santa brought me kittens." Mum and Dad sighed.
ONLY 19 DAYS TO SIPPING EGGNOG DUSTED WITH NUTMEG
Penned to Perfection
Inside a letter delivered on Christmas Eve, was a card written in a child's hand; 'I love you Nan.' Through tears of joy she reads it again.
ONLY 20 DAYS TO WATCHING ‘MIRACE ON 34TH STREET’ (AGAIN)
Something More Wonderful
He was ten. He didn't rush to open his gifts this Christmas but held his baby sister to the tree to wonder at the baubles. She was his joy.
ONLY 21 DAYS TO THE GIVING AND RECEIVING OF GIFTS
It’s the Thought that Counts
She longed for snow. He filled the room with polystyrene balls; a white Christmas surprise. She was still vacuuming them up come Easter.
ONLY 22 DAYS TO KISSES UNDER THE MISTLETOE
Here in Spirit
His Mum passed away this year. He and Dad put the Christmas tree up. They put nothing atop; that place is reserved for a special angel now.
ONLY 23 DAYS TO A FEAST OF TURKEY AND HAM
Things that go Bump in the Night
Pa heard something on the roof. Ma said it was bears at the trash. They investigated and when they returned there were gifts under the tree.
ONLY 24 DAYS TO CHRISTMAS
A Mother’s Resolve
At Christmas, a penniless young widow decorated a tree branch with newspaper chains and unravelled a jumper to knit a doll for her daughter.
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