Unclaimed Packages for Christmas

How are you preparing for Christmas? I bet whatever you’re doing, you’re surrounded with packages, some that you tear into eagerly because the box contains something you’ve been waiting on, other times the carton gets pushed into the corner just waiting, maybe because you don’t think it’s time to open it yet, sometimes you just…

Hometown Christmas

Hometown Christmas Painted small town, the old man in the hardware store knows my daddy’s name so he asks, same color like last year, but the heavy tin can, blue and white stripes, Berger 303, already on the counter. Whitewashed trees, same color as the bare verandah, Fresh coats cover tiny handprints, Memories made, children…