The Christmas season has shifted into high gear, and I’m so pleased to reblog The Snow Globe, a short story from my archives that Sally Cronin was kind enough to share. I hope you enjoy it.
A fabulous story by D.Wallace Peach to bring some romance and mystical magic to Christmas. I know you will love it.
The Snow Globe by D. Wallace Peach
Pixabay image composition.
The Snow Globe
Delores perches at the scuffed counter of Dee’s Diner on Christmas Eve, keeping one bespectacled eye on Angie as the waitress mops the linoleum floor. The sign on the front door has already flipped from “Open” to “Closed,” and the crimson Panhandle sky fades to a duller shade of rose, a single bright star glimmering on the eastern horizon.
“Thanks for closing early, Dee,” the teenager says.
“No problem, honey. I got plans too.”
Angie looks up and smiles, clearly skeptical, but too kind-hearted to ask. It’s no secret Delores lives alone, unmarried, and childless—except for Buster the cat, who’s not particularly festive when it comes to the holidays.
At closing time, sole proprietor, boss lady, and…
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