Snow by Solveig Werner | Advent 2018 – Day 15

A white Christmas! How many have I had of them? Not many. Last Winter was bitter cold, it snowed, but in February (and that did lead to some complications). For the last few days it has been mighty cold, how would I love it to snow for Christmas. We are almost there. In ten days … Continue reading Snow by Solveig Werner | Advent 2018 – Day 15

All I want for Christmas … by Beaton | Advent 2018 Day 14

All I want for Christmas … By Beaton My Christmas Memories Past Present and future always begin the same way, to a soundtrack of Mariah Carey music…. Has anyone crowned her as the queen of Chistmas yet? All I want for Christmas is………… Its hard to get into the festive spirit when your Christmas wishlist … Continue reading All I want for Christmas … by Beaton | Advent 2018 Day 14

Nagging Questions by Solveig Werner | Advent 2018 – Day 13

Nagging Questions by Solveig Werner This story might be hurtful for some, but it sadly is a reality for many, and a subject that is often too taboo, especially around Christmas. Felix wiped a tear from Susie's face.  "Honey, it will be alright! We won't tell mom, I promise!" "She'll nag just the way she … Continue reading Nagging Questions by Solveig Werner | Advent 2018 – Day 13

He Knows When You are Sleeping by Trent P. McDonald | Advent 2018 Day 11

He Knows When You are Sleeping By Trent P. McDondald You awake up there? Of course! How could I sleep tonight? What time is it? 11:52. Eight minutes until midnight. So Santa will be here in eight minutes. What? You think Santa enters every house at exactly midnight?  Ha! Why not? There are hundreds of houses in this town … Continue reading He Knows When You are Sleeping by Trent P. McDonald | Advent 2018 Day 11

Gifts for a bookish friend by Stephanie Augustine | Advent Day 9, 2nd Sunday of Advent

Christmas is upon us and you have no idea what to buy for your bookish friend. You want to get them something else besides books though. What do you do? Never fear! Here is a list of places you can go to buy bookish items for your friends. Augustine's Book Corner Yes I know, I … Continue reading Gifts for a bookish friend by Stephanie Augustine | Advent Day 9, 2nd Sunday of Advent

Snow and Smiles by Melanie Noell Bernard | Advent 2018 Day 9 – 2nd Sunday

Snow and Smiles By  Melanie Noell Bernard  Trigger warning: The ending of this winter horror story includes violence which might be disturbing for some readers.   Snow. That was what they called it, the people down in the village. I wasn’t supposed to know that or know them, but I just… couldn’t help myself. They … Continue reading Snow and Smiles by Melanie Noell Bernard | Advent 2018 Day 9 – 2nd Sunday

Christmas Sonnet by David Tremayne-Smith | Advent 2018 Day 7

Christmas Sonnet  By David Tremayne-Smith Conscience tells me the season has come around,Here again, the ‘clock’ worked time for giving,Rotating emotion, love of the pound,Instead of really loving, we give in.So much worthless money, blindly misspent,Thrown away to boost the ego’s coffer,Mechanically wrapped, of love not a scent,Another meaningless, “ ‘special’ offer “,Structured seasons breathe … Continue reading Christmas Sonnet by David Tremayne-Smith | Advent 2018 Day 7