Micah, you got to check this out!

Writing Between the Lines

A cherished friend, One-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named, broke bread with us on Christmas Eve, and shared the gift that keeps on giving–the nastiest cold germ I’ve ever made personal acquaintance with. By Christmas night, my throat was scratchy, and it was all downhill from there.  The next day Bea was felled.  The day after, Eli.  My brother Lew, who spent the holiday with us, left to suffer in the privacy of his own home.  A week later, on New Year’s Eve Eve we were still in no shape to host the hobbit party we had planned.  I rescheduled with family friends, but Bea asked if she could still have just a small handful of her friends over.  I said, yes, but only if they knew they were coming at their own risk.  So we did a little decorating, a little shopping, a little food prep, a little dress up, and we were ready…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Marian
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 22:10:46

    you mean a brother-in-law LEW? me

    Reply

  2. Darla Welchel
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 22:51:15

    Aunt Marian, I didn’t write this one, I reflagged it from one of my friends. I thought my daughter Micah would enjoy it. 🙂

    Reply

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