Well not quite, but the trees are starting to appear, and I might start some shopping soon.
‘Tis The Season
The Christmas Fairy loves this time of year. The long holidays are great, and she gets to read a lot, but there’s nothing like feeling useful again.
Take this guy, standing bewildered on the sidewalk. First Christmas alone. What can he buy the kids? It matters so much to him to choose something perfect, but how can he know what to get when he doesn’t live with them any more? He mutters under his breath, “Please help me.”
She takes him by the elbow and gently steers him back into the store, buzzing with pleasure at the thought of their faces on Christmas Day.