Chapter two of Janice Spina’s Christmas Story… link to part one in the post.. A wonderful story for the festive season.
If you are just tuning in, go to Chapter One here. I shared this story last year and thought it was time to share again. It will be in my next book, a short story collection.
The True Meaning of Christmas
While her mother slept Clarinda kept the children busy as she read several books to them. At least they had books that she managed to get from the library that were going to be thrown away. They were tattered just like the rest of the things in her life.
It was nearly noon and her mother still had not woken up. She would have to feed the children their lunch and then tackle the clothes. Clarinda knew that if she didn’t get the clothes over to the Antonelli’s today they would not get paid full price for the wash. She put together the last two slices…
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