Christmas in December
Wednesday, December 25, 2002 3:30am:
The telephone rings, Laurel says after a listen," Is the doctor ok?
Did you call the police?
I'll be right there."
She looks over at me and says," I'll be right back."
She scampers into the bathroom and swirls around for a bit. She quickly dresses and hurries out the door.
She starts the van, a half-inch of snow and ice are over the car and windshield.
She scrapes at the ice as the cobwebs are just starting to clear in my eyes.
In a few moments she is gone.
Everyone has faith in Laurel.
She stands tall in the eyes of this community.
We will not be invited over for dinner today, but she will be respected for going where no man dares to go.
This is our White Christmas.
Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night.
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