Cherished by Sarah Brentyn | The Sundays of Advent | Day 18 | Advent Calendar 2016

Advent Calendar 2016

4th Sunday of Advent | Day 18 | Advent Calendar

Today is a special day for this Advent Calendar, instead of having two guests the calendar will be home to many contributions, by contributors who have been part of this year’s calendar or will be part of it in the coming week.

Cherished by Sarah Brentyn

Soft fur. Pristine caramel-colored puppy.

Black button eyes, fluffy paws, perfectly embroidered mouth. Lifted from a shiny red box with silver snowflakes. New. Untouched. Unloved.

Matted fur. Dingy dark brown dog.  Continue reading “Cherished by Sarah Brentyn | The Sundays of Advent | Day 18 | Advent Calendar 2016”

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Home for the Holidays by Sarah Brentyn | Day 2 | Advent Calendar 2016

Advent Calendar 2016

Day 2 | Advent Calendar

Home for the Holidays by Sarah Brentyn

My sister wakes me.

She puts a finger to her lips and we pad down the hall in our fleece footie pyjamas. It is still dark so she holds my hand on the stairs. Continue reading “Home for the Holidays by Sarah Brentyn | Day 2 | Advent Calendar 2016”