Monthly Archives: December 2011

Stories of Christmas Past: Penny’s Snowglobe

I want to wish all my readers (both of you) a very Merry Christmas and I hope you enjoy this last story of the year. PENNY’S SNOWGLOBE Penny Wilkes sat on her couch, waiting.  She had taken the initiative to … Continue reading

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Stories of Christmas Past: The Coffee Shop

THE COFFEE SHOP The sole customer at the Crossroads Diner sat at the counter, both hands holding a steaming cup of coffee.  He wore a thin, ragged coat, little protection against the harsh weather of northwestern Minnesota that, even now, … Continue reading

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Stories of Christmas Past–The Many Santas of Shepherd’s Hollow

Despite a few mistakes, I really like this story as it shows that I can be sensitive and emotional with my writing and not just gory and inappropriate. So, here is “The Many Santa’s of Shepherd’s Hollow”.  This is a … Continue reading

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Stories of Christmas Past: Death of a Mall Santa

I give you “Death of a Mall Santa”.  WARNING:  This story is rated “R” for language, violence, and other inappropriate shit. “Santa?” Frank heard the name.  Somewhere in his bourbon-soaked brain, he checked and found the name wasn’t his.  He … Continue reading

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Stories of Christmas Past–An Inconvenient Christmas

Here is my pseudo-cautionary tale, “An Inconvenient Christmas”. AN INCONVENIENT CHRISTMAS Crack! Santa Claus rolled over in his bed, a difficult task beneath the half dozen thick blankets, and looked at his wife. “What the hell was that?” Mrs. Claus’s … Continue reading

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Stories of Christmas Past–Santa’s Worst Stop

This story started out as a fun waste of time, exploring different angles of the Santa tale than you’ll find on most television specials.  It ended up being my first published story in print format and, as such, will always … Continue reading

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Stories of Christmas Past–The Present

It’s that time of year again.  Christmas is once again upon us and this year, as with each of the past couple of years, I am posting my previous holiday short stories in an effort to seem a little less … Continue reading

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