Corn for Christmas

Saint Nick fingered his parchment list and looked at the bottom. 12 tons of coal-- at least. Exceptionally naughty year, he thought. He set the parchment down on his workbench and turned to face the buzz of the workshop. It was August now, dog days would be setting in the northern hemisphere. Up in the … Continue reading Corn for Christmas

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All in White

Daryl approached the church’s crafts fair bound in the traditional novice whites.   A white trench coat, eggshell pants, a shoestring bag, and a full-brimmed hat to keep the sun out of his eyes.   He tittered on the street corner watching folks young and old meander from tent to tent, pointing and smiling.   … Continue reading All in White