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Christmas Eve

The treble has sung.  Christmas has begun.   Once in Royal David’s city… A voice like gold shimmering in the firelight.  The light is draining from the sky.  The sun has withdrawn without pomp.  This is not an evening for … Continue reading

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Short Story: ‘Christmas Eve’

Instead of the usual blog, a short story, for a change.  A gift.  The season demands it.  I hope you enjoy it. Christmas Eve* She scratched the paint off the woodwork with her fingernails.  There was a hollow, there, on … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends: Christmas Eve (Claws Sheathed – Promise!)

My Russian-Armenian grandmother celebrated on Christmas Eve.  That was when she served the special dinner, after which presents were unwrapped.  Christmas Eve was also full of mystery and magic.  It was when Gogol’s witch flew out on her broomstick, plucking … Continue reading

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