A Good Christmas

Jim Parton
4 min readDec 26, 2022
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The Monday after Christmas. Here we are back at work, and the much-anticipated holiday is once again past us with even this first day flying by. It is a part of our accelerated aging process I am quite sure. When I was a kid in southern Oklahoma, and we were quite poor, Christmas was a time when there was a new pair of shoes, maybe a pair of pants, and always a stocking with an Orange, an Apple, some colorful hard ribbon candy, and a chocolate bar. We didn’t…

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Jim Parton

Retired Teacher and Funeral Celebrant. The gay and married dad of three grown children. I have always been fascinated by the human condition. Come read with me.