As she turned the corner the beast jumped towards her. Its icy body rose high above her and its sprawling hands tangled with her leash. Jessie leapt, barked and pushed Molly into a snowbank. She continued to bark but the monstrosity did not move. It just stood there taunting her from behind its dark sunglasses.
Santa laughed gently and then reassuringly patted the dog’s head. “Jessie, it’s just a snowman. Family day is coming up and the children of the village compete to see who can create the best ice creature. He’s not alive; he’s made of snow. Come closer and take a look.” Continue reading February 12th – Jessie meets a live snowman