A day together is a great Christmas present

The perfect gift arrived five days before Christmas.

It did not need batteries, it did not come with fruitcake, and it was just the right size.

The anticipation had been building for days, and I first suggested the possibility on Tuesday.

There were dire predictions of blizzard conditions and road closures, and snowfall estimates grew every time the forecast was updated.

We went to bed on Wednesday night with our fingers crossed, but with the alarm clock set for the usual time

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