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Two o’clock in the morning may be an odd time to start a feast consisting of chicken and oyster gumbo, game pies, soups, souffles, lavish desserts, brandy and coffee, but this is how it is done.
By Lucia Preller
Suddenly, one of the upstairs windows opened up and Agustin told my little brother that they were all in bed. His father had lost his job, so there was no Christmas for them that year..
A True Story
(it just hasn’t happened yet).
My name is Fenna, best friend and soul mate of Santa Claus
By Paula Halpin
I loved Uncle John because he was unconventional – a character. Some in the family considered him a dilletante. But in my eyes, he was a romantic risk-taker
‘Hygge is the complete absence of anything annoying or emotionally overwhelming. It’s being surrounded by calm and relaxing things’
By Hilary Jocelyn The first wave had been bad enough, as it hit us unexpectedly right out of the blue, turning us thoroughly upside down and sideways. Then, right on … Continue reading The Second Wave
Gratitude, light and river love🌿
by Hilary Jocelyn “Come on rain! Bring it on!” I shout to the clouds, dancing an urgent twist and a shake.
At one point or another, everyone can appreciate Mary Oliver’s ..The Journey..
If “she” exists, that other me who didn’t have a child, she went off on her own in a parallel universe to keep exploring the world.
I wrote this true story years ago but the ending has never felt right, too ghostly to my science-oriented mind. Then last year in a crawl space I found the original journal from where the story originated.
Now it’s even more mysterious.