Londoner Randy Klein captures the thrill of anticipation in "Hurrying Home to Open Presents."
From another canine viewpoint, Roxanna Bikadoroff from Vancouver launched our theme with her well-groomed poodle left tied to a pole on a frigid night.
In ‘You Are the Best Presents Ever', Heidi James, originally from Kent, England, writes of the sense of impending calamity that her mother transforms.
Caroline Lola Hopper of Pittsburgh recounts in ‘Snow Delivery’ how a father who consistently fell short found a moment of grace in a gesture of fantasy.
'The Christmas dinner that was duck' by John Paul O’Neill. In a damp dining hall near Liverpool, the lonely uncle, encircled by family and flames, is the real glitter of the evening.
And today, a little movie from New York City, 'Tango and the Close Embrace of Christmas.' A man leads his partner in high-heels through a dance around the Christmas tree.
And on the same page, a poem called ‘Stilletos’, by Amy Brundvand of the Great Basin bioregion in Utah, who also does a mean tango.
We hope you're enjoying these collaborations on a theme, if not just to be exposed to some of the excellent talent in the SPWC community.