Christmas Cracker

May 16, 2008

Christmas Eve at the Cracker Factory. A row of miniature angels watched over the dog, fast asleep, nose in his paws, only his ears, one torn, visible above the river of blue and green tissue paper that flowed knee-deep down […]

The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me

May 10, 2008

Before it happened, an angel lined up all the animals – every one, of every kind, because this angel had the full list left over from the Ark. Most were eliminated at once – spiders, mon After a long time, […]

The Snow Horse

May 8, 2008

Christmas Eve. Snow had fallen snow on snow, snow on snow, until the city lay underneath its white pelt like a steaming animal. We had ignored the weather warnings and escaped in the Jeep, feeling smug about our Advanced Snow […]