~ Twas an Evocative Night Before Christmas ~

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twas

the night

before Christmas

and all through the house . . .

not a creature was stirring

not even a Jacob . . .

the stockings were hung by the chimney with care,

in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.

when out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,

Jake tilted his head to hear what was the matter . . .

and then, in a twinkling, Jake heard on the roof

the prancing and pawing of each little hoof.

“Is that you Santa Paws?”

Happy Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night!

~ Clement Clarke Moore

(with help from Jake Santa’s 

littlest bobo)

😉

~ Remembrance Day ~ November 11th, 2020

lest we forget . . .

remembrance day november 11th 2014 lest we forget in flanders fields by Lieutenant Colonel John accrue

In Flanders Fields

by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

we thank you for your sacrifice.

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