Category Archives: lights


Sometimes simplicity is a soothing balm to the ragged heart: Sunday night my brother, great-nephew, and niece honored a Burkett Christmas tradition—we  loaded up  the Tahoe and drove around the neighborhoods looking at Christmas lights. My great-nephew is three years … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tree’s Wish

Every year they come—the little boy and girl.   So deceiving with their frost-kissed rosy cheeks and shining innocent eyes, yet hunters none-the-less.  The tassels on the end of her stocking cap bob from side-to-side with each step.   The man sized saw … Continue reading

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