Why is his girlfriend trying to kill him? How come he is seeing ghosts and talking with them? Why is he living the last moments of someone else? Why does everyone around him seem to know and remember things that he is completely oblivious to?
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
In Santa’s Shadow By Trent P. McDonald Voices where emerging from the kitchen. Loud voices. Chet knew that Mom and Ty were arguing. Again. He couldn’t make out anything more than single words here and there, little blasts of clarity through the heated rumble. His stomach turned over and twisted into knots. Why did they have to do this on Christmas … Continue reading In Santa’s Shadow by Trent P. McDonald | Advent 2018 Day 2 | 1st Sunday of Advent
I slowly turned the dial with my right hand, keeping my left on the wheel. Nothing but static, the dial was as barren as the empty highway in front of me. The only music I had, came from the engine and tires of my old ’67 Ford, which hummed along as it had all day.
My mind was numb from that hum and my vision was getting a bit blurry. It was a quarter past three in the afternoon, yet it was already beginning to get dark. The cola I’d picked up at that last gas station was making me uncomfortable.
I thought back over the day and my food intake. A couple of bags of chips and a few candy bars. An awful truck stop coffee in the morning and that soda I had finished a half an hour earlier.
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. Christmas, 24x7x365 by … Continue reading Christmas, 24x7x365 by Trent McDonald | The Sundays of Advent | Day 18 | Advent Calendar 2016
Day 16 | Advent Calendar The Longest Day by Trent McDonald I had been awake for quite a while, staring into the blackness in a place outside of time, when I heard my brother whisper, “You awake?” “Yeah,” I answered. “What time is it?” “Don’ know. It’s still dark, though.” We slowly got up and pressed up … Continue reading The Longest Day by Trent McDonald | Day 16 | Advent Calendar 2016
The Christmas Storm by Trent McDonald The wind whistled through the window radiating a bone chilling cold into the room. Caelan Campbell didn’t care and pushed the curtains aside to try to get a look down to the cove. He could make out very little through the frosted window beyond the slashes of snow, but … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 11: The Christmas Storm by Trent McDonald