Glad Tidings by Debbie Macomber

By Debbie Macomber

Unique e-book: 2006

CHRISTMAS information! learn ALL approximately IT!

This is a time for households, for togetherness, for stories. On Christmas Eve, Maryanne and Nolan Adams inform their childrens the tale they such a lot are looking to pay attention --- how ma and pa met and fell in love. it began after they have been newshounds on rival Seattle papers ... and subsequent factor you recognize, Here Comes Trouble!

Christmas is additionally a time for ... fruitcake. Rookie reporter Emma Collins hates fruitcake; for that subject, she hates Christmas, too. while 3 Washington country girls are finalists in a countrywide fruitcake contest, the tale is assigned to her. That's undesirable adequate. It will get worse whilst she has to fly in a small airplane (scary!) with a smart-aleck pilot named Oliver Hamilton (sexy!) and his scruffy puppy (cute!). finally she meets 3 clever girls, falls in love and learns There's anything approximately Christmas.

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Who demands and refuses a child, Pretending to be asleep when you come home, Who startles you awake to ask for explanations, Who laughs at your old books, Who serves you an empty plate, with sarcasm, Who threatens to become a nun, Who disappears at last into the multitude. And so, that was all. See yourself an old man With other old men your age, sitting Profoundly in the public square, You shake your feet, your eye twitches, lo evitan las palomas que comen a sus pies el pan que Ud. les da para atraérselas.

She was the smell of bread and the saved apples, the hand of the magic root and the conjuror’s voice. The poverty of those long winters wrapped in sugar like the humble sweets. Fed fifteen children from her miraculous hands. Slept fifteen children with her sleep of owls. Great grandsons have passed through her withered arms but she is still the hand mixing water and flour, she is the silence of the night with sleeping birds, the oven of childhood with the vanishing bread. My father was the one most like the earth.

Muchos nietos y biznietos hemos seguido pasando por sus brazos enjutos. Pero ella es siempre la mano que mezcla agua y harina. Es el silencio de la noche de pájaros dormidos. Es el brasero de la infancia con la tortilla corredora. Mi padre era el que más se parecía a la tierra. Debe haber nacido junto con el maíz y el trigo. Mi padre era moreno, y dormía en su caballo. Era como el jinete lento de la primavera. Mis otros tíos todos se parecían a las aves del lugar. Todos tenían algo de los árboles y las serranías.

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