Tis the day after Christmas
Tis the day after Christmas, and all through the house paper, boxes and trash leave a trail of chaos.
The stockings, now empty, hang with a droop, while opened presents appear stacked in a group.
New toys lie abandoned where they’ve been left to die, and the floors are littered with pieces of pie.
So what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a deliveryman bringing promised good cheer.
With a new kitchen range and matching microwave in tow, he steps carefully through all the overflow.
Out with the old and welcome the new, order is being restored, at least for a few
The fridge is filled with left-over foods of all kinds and the loss of sleep is blowing our minds.
It’s back to work we go in a flash, since Christmas shopping has depleted our cash.
Looking forward to New Years, we make a vow, next year we’ll be organized, though we don’t quite know how.
Since 1976, Decatur County residents and their extended families have attended Christmas caroling at Willis Park on Christmas Eve. Again,... read more