A day in the life of Merry Wilkinson by Vicki Delany

Where did the year go? Summer’s over and it’s now fall, and before you know it, it’ll be Thanksgiving and then Christmas. The busiest time of the year for me. I own a design and gift shop called Mrs. Claus’s Treasures, on Jingle Bell Lane, in Rudolph New York. Rudolph...

A day in the life of Hope Hunter by Christina Freeburn

I stood at the threshold of the church. A pine scent wafted toward me. Tied at the end of each pew was a simple evergreen wreath with a velvet bow. A smidge of worry tickled my brain. What about those with allergies? Would they be bothered by the smell? “What do you...

A day in the life with Megan Sawyer by Wendy Tyson

Southeastern Pennsylvania winters can be as unpredictable as a teenager’s moods. One day it’s sunny and forty-five, the next it’s twenty and snowing. This winter seemed to be in constant snit, and the snow started blanketing the landscape weeks before Christmas. At...

A day in the life of Rupert by Elizabeth J. Duncan

In the gray light before dawn, Rupert stood by the bed, watching and waiting. His patience was rewarded when Ray slid his legs over the side of the bed. A moment later when the bathroom door clicked shut, signaling Ray was getting ready to report for the early shift,...