“Merry Christmas!” She held out a box wrapped in spangles and mystery.
“Stuff it,” he replied, pulling the bedclothes over his head and tunneling down into fetid oblivion.
“You’ll have to come out sooner or later. We’ll have turkey with all the fixings.”
Exhausted and crabby, Santa did not respond.
As a follow-up to her frivolous and fun career in broadcasting, Sally Basmajian is working on a variety of writing projects. She has won a few prizes for short fiction and creative non-fiction, and has recently completed a fantasy novel for young adults.