Brandy


Midnight: Calico paws at eggnog; discovers brandy.
Five AM: "Santa's a cat!" The children indicate paw prints scattered beneath the tree.
"Don't be ridiculous," Dad says. "Santa's human."
"He's an elf," Mom insists.
This was written for this week's Trifecta Writing Challenge.
Charles Dickens, in A Christmas Carol, wrote “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” We are giving you exactly 33 words to make us laugh out loud and spread some festive cheer.



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Monday, December 16, 2013

Brandy


Midnight: Calico paws at eggnog; discovers brandy.
Five AM: "Santa's a cat!" The children indicate paw prints scattered beneath the tree.
"Don't be ridiculous," Dad says. "Santa's human."
"He's an elf," Mom insists.
This was written for this week's Trifecta Writing Challenge.
Charles Dickens, in A Christmas Carol, wrote “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humour.” We are giving you exactly 33 words to make us laugh out loud and spread some festive cheer.



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14 Comments:

At December 16, 2013 at 8:48 AM , Blogger Alison McDonough said...

Well done!

 
At December 16, 2013 at 9:00 AM , Blogger Kelly Garriott Waite said...

Thanks, Alison!

 
At December 16, 2013 at 10:15 AM , Anonymous JannaTWrites said...

Cute :) Way to throw the kids off Santa's trail!

 
At December 16, 2013 at 1:52 PM , Blogger Björn said...

Oh wonderful Chistmas feeling

 
At December 16, 2013 at 8:06 PM , Blogger Glynis Rankin said...

Ha! How cute!

 
At December 17, 2013 at 3:01 AM , Blogger Ivy said...

"Santa's a cat!"

That cracked me up. Gotta love kid logic. :)

 
At December 17, 2013 at 7:19 AM , Blogger MOV said...

That is one lucky cat! Fun take on the prompt.

best,
MOV

 
At December 17, 2013 at 5:26 PM , OpenID lovethebadguy said...

Very sweet. :)

 
At December 17, 2013 at 7:46 PM , Blogger Flippa Bird said...

That was so cute!

 
At December 18, 2013 at 6:21 AM , Blogger Kathy Combs said...

And the mystery lives on! Cool! ♥

 
At December 18, 2013 at 7:23 AM , Blogger kymm said...

Hahaha Overexplaining. Exactly how parents get in places they never want to be.

 
At December 18, 2013 at 8:58 AM , OpenID joe2poetry said...

The parents should get their facts in order before they explain things to the kids.

 
At December 19, 2013 at 4:30 AM , Blogger Atreyee said...

And Santa's been dwinking-hic!lol!What a fun take Kelly!:-)Wishing you and your loved ones happy holidays-tc and God bless,see u on 26th

 
At December 21, 2013 at 1:57 PM , Blogger Trifecta said...

Awww. That's sweet. My cats are currently nestled in the highest boughs of my tree. The last thing they need is hootch to go along with their mischief. Thanks for linking up, Kelly.

 

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