“Twas the Night Before Christmas” and some background on it. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year 2019 to all.
‘Tis the day before Christmas and both Jolly and I have much to accomplish … and little good cheer to share. We did, however, bake you cookies! In lieu of my usual funny stories, and as a nod to Christmas Eve, I bring you a timeless classic …
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;
And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled down for a long winter’s nap,When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a…
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