Christmas Morning

It snowed last night. Just a dusting. Not exactly a white Christmas, but it adds a bit of brightness to the morning.

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It is very still and quiet. The kettle is steaming on the stove, its handle gently clicking against its side.

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Its cheery fire a beacon of warmth.

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Fergus is dozing contentedly on the couch.

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Merlin has yet to settle. He is watching the birds at the feeder.

The girls are suspicious of the snow. They are boycotting their run.

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Their oatmeal untouched.

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It is Christmas. I brought it into the coop for them. Yum!

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The tree adds its lights and colors to the day.

It is a quiet morning at Brookwood Shire. Later, we will see friends and neighbors, visit with family, and celebrate the day.

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But for now we are content to bask in the simple warmth of home.

About patti

I am a retired kindergarten teacher, tending a new kind of garden now, raising chickens and exploring permaculture. I live with my husband, Bill, my beloved dog, Fergus and my cat, Mighty Merlin. We have a small cottage and a tiny bit of land called Brookwood Shire. It is our sanctuary.
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One Response to Christmas Morning

  1. All is well in the Shire… Merry Christmas my friends.. sending you love from Conway.

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