Christmas story time.
Little Kristen set aside her book and followed a voice coming from the kitchen.
“Joy to the World, the Lord has come…” Nannie put a pie in the oven and wiped her hands on her festive apron and turned to her small granddaughter. “I thought you were playing,” Nannie said as she cleaned flour from the kitchen counter before picking up the child.
“Nannie, I’m bored.”
“Bored? How can you be bored when there is some much work to do before Christmas? With all of your toys, it’s hard to imagine being bored.
“Will you tell me a story? Please?”
“Of course I will tell you a story. What kind of story do you want to hear?”
“My favorite – tell me about when you were a little girl!”
“Well,” Nannie said as she lifted Kristen onto her lap, “that was a long time ago. Do you want to hear…
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