#FF — The Christmas Gift

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook Six-year-old Princess Mina had little interest in the outside world. Her nose was stuck in books much of the time. Indifferent to pretty dresses and tea parties, Queen Gigi was getting worried. Christmas Eve’s family gathering reconvened in the drawing room after dinner. Uncle Alfie stood near the fireplace and…

Happy Holidays to all

Not much to say.  It’s all been said for now.  Sharing with you my favorite holiday film, “The Snowman.”  Regardless of hemisphere and  season you find yourself, please take a moment to enjoy.

Christmas Trolls v. VanHelsing

image link The following legend was posted last year and is being shared again today. A troll family lived in a cave under the bridge, by the wide river, in a remote part of the country.  As this was in the northern region, the winters there were formidable. Trolls had no concept of putting away…

holiday poem — Christmas Mourning

This is a revisiting of a poem I wrote last year (or the year before.)  At the time of writing I had nobody in particular in mind.  This year, I’m thinking of my dear friend and mentor, Barb.  I think of her husband, sons, their wives, and the grandchildren who will be missing her presence…

Coloring Club Plus — Christmas 2019

per wikipedia: “Thank God It’s Christmas” is a Christmas single by the British rock band Queen. It was written by lead guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor. Released on 26 November 1984, the single spent six weeks in the UK charts over Christmas 1984 and new year of 1985, and peaked at number 21….

Coloring Club Plus — 12/23/19

Bonus pic:  on Friday night I went with friends to our favorite cidery for drinks and food.  Unfortunately the place is going out of business on Christmas of all days.  So much for having a heart, owners (very well-known family, think Cheeto appointee and ABCs.)  The place was originally owned by people who grew apples…