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Why have you forsaken me, Athena? Continue reading Athena’s Hero
“Joy to the World” trumpets from on high. Rinse, repeat, repeat the joy. Bustling through the press for one more gift on the latest list, I hear the sound of tortured agony slice through the carols of riotous happiness. Continue reading She Hates Christmas
The early bird gets the worm, they say. I say, better to be up before the worms. Competition, you know? Isn’t it all? Capitalism, democracy, stars, freedom, and stripes? Continue reading Feathers
“Silje, she’s mistaken.”
“Yep.” Silje thumbed her smartphone. Continue reading Friends
“Do you think Santa will find us?” I ask. Continue reading Christmas with Stacy
“I’m going on break. Be back in a half-hour or so.”
The boss grunted, shooed me away with a distracted wave.
He was already there, pacing back and forth. I felt his eyes flitting, searching another corner. Continue reading The Hug