Russ skipped the party to come home and make sure I was alright. I was feeling pretty lousy, so he went up to see my mother in the hospital, and he brought back a new tree stand, and a cute little teddy bear 'season Greetings' wreath. We have the tree up in my office, but not decorated yet. It's a beautiful tree, but very large!
I'm feeling a bit better tonight -- enough so that I will do some writing. I'm not sure how far I'll go. I've taken some medication for the problem, and there's every chance it will make me too tired to go on. We'll see
Did I mention the 'short story' is now 12078 words. This is not going to work...
But I'll ge the rest of the story told and then worry about how to tell it in half the words.