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Week #81 Bedtime Story
“Please, oh please can we hear a bedtime story?” Charo begged her mother. “It’s been so long since we heard a story rather than watched a story. Please will you show us? ”
Mother smiled the small smile and pulled a book from the shelf. “Shall we read “The Bunny” book?”
“Noooo” was the chorused reply.
“Shall we read “Cinderella”?
“Nooo” came again.
“Shall we read “The Little Train That Could?”
“Nooo” was her answer.
“Whatever shall we read.” Her knowing grin gave away the game.
“We want Grampa Bob to read to us!” They both broke into giggle fits.
“Now you know you cannot hold the book until you are much older. This book is over one hundred years old. It was given to your five times great grandmother by her grandfather. There are none quite like this across the galaxy. I have my silk gloves to wear, I will hold the book up and you will hear your ancestor read a story.”
And so the story read “This story is for Braelynn and Riley from your Grampa Bob. Twas the night before Christmas…..”