Twas the Night before, the night before Christmas!

Yes, was going to do this the Night before Christmas, but figured a lot of people would be too busy to read then so will post it now 🙂 First the original and then how I tweaked it 🙂 ENJOY!

Sample Poem Text and Graphics, Click to see more detail.

Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house, not a creature was stirring….well actually there was more than a mouse stirring this time. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care by the great blogger Nena at . In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, well at least Casey from . is hoping her 2 adorable children are sleeping while visions of sugarplums dance in their heads, and Mama in her kerchief, and I in my cap had just laid down…well stop, Mama Jody from is probably not laying down. She is too busy making yummy treats for Santa, so that he can get a bit more plumper! But I am laying down for a long winter’s nap when out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter! It was Ray the WonderDog from he was barking loud wondering what he had heard! Ameena peeked out her head from the neighboring house, where not a mouse stirred; but Ameena was hard at work with her next heart touching poem for

Everyone was awakened, and ran to look what was the matter. was pondering the sound and looking as far as she could see.  When what to their wandering eyes should appear but 8 tiny reindeer and a driver so lively and quick that it had to be St.Nick.

And you know how the rest of the poem goes, how with a swoosh down the chimney he came and filled all the stockings that were hung with care. And I watched him as I mused,  about what was going on. He was so jolly as he laughed with belly that shook like a bowlful of jelly! He must have been doing some reading from  Then suddenly he put his finger by his nose and with a nod of his head up the chimney he rose. I wish I had my camera close by to take a for people weren’t going to believe this, they would think it was just a dream,

He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle and away they all flew like a down of a thistle. ( does anyone know what that means, the down of a thistle?) But I heard him exclaim as he drove out of sight , Merry Christmas to all and to all a Good Night! And with those words that have brought to all, I wish you all priceless joy this Christmas and may you of your life in the New Year to come!

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