Bedazzled by Teresa Karlinski | The Sunday’s of Advent | Advent Calendar 2016

Hi this is part of Solveig Werner’s at https://solveigwerner.com Advent Calendar. 3rd Sunday of Advent | Day 11 | Advent Calendar Bedazzled by Teresa Karlinski. A truly heartwarming story of kindness and innocence. I shall be trying to reblog the entries daily! By the way my entry is December 22nd. Happy Advent . Enjoy. xxx

Solveig Werner


3rd Sunday of Advent | Day 11 | Advent Calendar

Bedazzled by Teresa Karlinski

Dolores studied the bedraggled excuse for a tree. Branches drooped instead of bouncing proud and wide. What once passed for needles, the sparse boughs presented bristles and wire. The bottom limbs collapsed tired and spent, sweeping the floor like broken wings. She had not bothered decorating for years, yet Dolores dragged the box out of the garage a week before Christmas as if driven. Husband long dead and children and grandchildren scattered over the map, she had no one with whom to celebrate. A hand to her cheek, she paused, lost in forgotten memories. What had come over her? Why had she hung on to this sorry fake? What did it matter? No one would see it but her. You’re a disaster. If it wasn’t so much trouble taking you down again, I’d trash you now.

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  1. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Dec 11, 2016 @ 17:45:52

    Thank you, for the reblog, Willow. Mwah. XX

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