A Darcy Christmas
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A few years ago we had horrible ice storm that covered most of Southern Ohio. It came on quickly and without warning. It was nice and warm, 50 degrees when I headed to church for play practice, by the time practice was over a freezing rain had coated the streets. That night tree limbs were coated with ice so thick they were snapping off the trees. Power lines were down, the whole town was a block of ice. It just so happened that this storm arrived four days before Christmas.
Luckily I live within a block from the hospital, which meant that my house would be among the first to have the power back on. Friends and family piled in, luckily my house was large enough to accommodate them. The power did come on rather quickly, unfortunately it didn’t stay on for very long and we were without power for Christmas. I had the fireplace going, a few dozen candles lit, and a constant supply hot tea and cocoa filling almost every teapot I owned.
It was a very different Christmas, and we constantly refer to it as “Our Jane Austen Christmas”. While it was bit chilly, we were reminded of the simple things in life. My younger cousins were able to experience something more than cell phones, video game and television, they learned to sew and to draw silhouettes. They wrote and preformed their own plays. They used their own imagination! They experienced the joy of being with family.
Although we were without power for 7 days, it is still my favorite Christmas and I will always cherish being able to spend that time with my Great-Grandfather.
Today’s giveaway is a novella collection entitled:
A Darcy Christmas: A Holliday Tribute to Jane Austen
By Amanda Grange, Sharon Lathan, and Carolyn Eberhart
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