Ani’s Advent 2019! A touch of sadness sometimes… with Willow Willers

Today Ani has used another of my two legses stories a sad one today. Love Ruby.

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Of Blurbs, And Other Things

Lookie, lookie Ritu has a publishing date and we can all pre oder !

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Song Lyric Sunday. Christmas/ Holidays/ Snowmen.

It’s Sunday again, time for Song Lyric Sunday this week Jim Adams has said our prompt is “Christmas/Holiday/Snowman”

Before we go any further I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy 2020

Now there are so many songs that spring to mind. I love Christmas songs. Now my favourite Christmas song is all about the strain this time of year . It by my favourite singer… altogether now Imogen Heap. And it is called Just For Now. The song is about constant mayhem within a holiday environment, in which the singer sings to set aside the disarray for a short time of peace. It is from her second studio album, Speak for Yourself (2005). Written and produced by Heap, the song was originally written for the second-season episode of the television series The O.C. entitled “The Chrismukkah That Almost Wasn’t”, but was deemed too dark for the episode.  No way it just tells the truth.

In essence family stress! I love it. In fact I live it!

Then there is River by Joni Mitchell another lovely Christmas song.

River” is a Christmas folk song by Joni Mitchell, from her 1971 album Blue. Although never released as a single, it has become one of Mitchell’s most recorded songs.

“River”

It’s coming on Christmas
They’re cutting down trees
They’re putting up reindeer
And singing songs of joy and peace
Oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on

But it don’t snow here
It stays pretty green
I’m going to make a lot of money
Then I’m going to quit this crazy scene
Oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on

I wish I had a river so long
I would teach my feet to fly
I wish I had a river I could skate away on
I made my baby cry

He tried hard to help me
You know, he put me at ease
And he loved me so naughty
Made me weak in the knees
Oh, I wish I had a river I could skate away on

I’m so hard to handle
I’m selfish and I’m sad
Now I’ve gone and lost the best baby
That I ever had
I wish I had a river I could skate away on

Oh, I wish I had a river so long
I would teach my feet to fly
I wish I had a river
I could skate away on
I made my baby say goodbye

It’s coming on Christmas
They’re cutting down trees
They’re putting up reindeer
And singing songs of joy and peace
Oh I wish I had a river I could skate away on

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Mary and Jo Part 22

Today is the twenty second day of Advent, leading up to Christmas. I would like to re-run my take on the Nativity story. I first wrote this in 2011, in the style of prosetry. This part is however a brand new chapter.

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The earth was still and quiet, mother Gia held her breath. She knew the creator was sending his son to save what good was left.

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The sun paused in his long trek to watch for the signs of the new king. The moon was held enthralled by the new star, such a beautiful thing.

Image from Pixabay

The holy ghost took on the form of peace and flew around the world in the hope that wars would cease. If only for the birth for a moment in time, peace on earth.

David the consierge received a phone call the boss of the chain was going to visit. He wanted David’s room, no other room was free. David felt the gloom.

He had a word with Jo. Jo said no worries Dave, we can sleep three nights in the gazebo. Mary loves to watch the stars , don’t worry all will be well.

So Mary and Jo’s meagre belongings were moved, and the new surroundings by Irena were approved. Mary and Jo were happy.

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