There’s Always One By Holly Geely “My chestnuts are talking,” said Phillip. “I don’t need to hear your personal business,” said Mary-Anne. Phillip was her boss, and there are things about one’s boss that one never wants to hear. “No, really, my chestnuts are talking,” said Phillip. He held up his paper plate, recently filled … Continue reading There’s Always One by Holly Geely | Advent 2018 – Day 23, 4th Sunday
Why You Should Learn to Communicate Better With Your Spouse By Holly Geely “I need shortbread, now! At least a hundred!” Will’s shout woke Jerry, who woke up and switched on his bedside lamp. A brief check confirmed it was two o’clock in the morning. “We don’t have any flour,” said Jerry. “Shortbread is the … Continue reading Why You Should Learn to Communicate Better With Your Spouse by Holly Geely | Advent 2018 Day 4
“Your contract requires two weeks’ notice. You can’t leave tonight,” Santa said.
“I can, and I will,” Donner said.
“It’s Christmas Eve. We need you here.”
“My flight is booked.”
“We don’t have an airport.”
“Yeah, I booked myself. I’m done with this job. I’m done with you.”
“How can you say that?”
“As if you don’t know! I’ve stayed through some rotten curveballs. You promoted Rudolph over me, even though I have the most seniority. Fine, I can handle that. You cut out Christmas bonuses so you could afford to install that hot tub. The others complained, but I never said a word. I literally worked my tail off for you – my butt’s never going to look the same – and you’ve never once thanked me.”
‘Tis early on midwinter’s day
And Nature is in all her glory
Never was a day more perfect
Not in any rhyme, or story.
Day 8 | Advent Calendar Franz and Helga and Their Just Rewards by Holly Geely The cold winds of winter blew outside the cottage. Franz and Helga were the brother and sister who lived inside the cottage. They had been farmers once but that was a long time ago. Franz and Helga had boarded up … Continue reading Franz and Helga and Their Just Rewards by Holly Geely | Day 8 | Advent Calendar 2016