Tagged with Christmas

Keeping secrets

                                                   image: girlmeetsdress.com   The Elks’ Lodge is hosting the annual kids’ Christmas party. Dressed in holiday finery the little ones are awaiting the arrival of Santa, who seems to be late for the event. Trudy and Sally, manning the refreshment table are beginning to get worried. Cecile comes across the room holding the hand of … Continue reading


This week’s photo prompt is provided by Maria with Doodles and Scribbles. Thank you Maria!   In the town at the edge of nowhere, hope was not allowed to show itself. Christmas, no longer celebrated, was only a memory housed in the brain of the oldest resident. If you asked, he would stroke his long beard … Continue reading

L is for Longed for Landscape

This morning we woke up to a glorious sight.  Snow covered our neighborhood, creating a winter wonderland. Our wish for a white Christmas hadn’t come true this season, so we took advantage of this first snowfall, staying indoors and creating Christmas.  Yes, I admit there were no presents and all the decorations were tucked safely away for … Continue reading


Cora, still excited by papa’s Christmas stories, snuggled in bed and let visions of sugar plums come dancing in her head. Papa could make the stories come alive as he spun his own version of the night before Christmas, and now her mind was a-jumble with Santa,  mice and sugar canes in competition with mysterious noises downstairs. Curiosity finally … Continue reading