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Jan 15th – Jessie and the ice cave

Jessie sniffed the ground and tried to pull Santa into the ice cave. From the moment Santa had told her she was going on the carnival ride  she had been excited. Jessie loved rides and she was so excited that she she tried to push herself to the front of the line.

“Patience,  Jessie,” said Santa. “We have to wait our turn.”

Jessie looked at the people ahead of her. There was a small group of teenagers climbing into a light blue car.It was on a track that led deep into the man-made ice cave. She whined but tried to wait patiently. When it was finally their turn, Jessie bolted forward pulling Santa into the front car. Jessie stood with her feet on the handle bars, her ears alert and her tail whipping Santa on the back of the head.

Shortly after they climbed in the car began to move. It sped up so fast that Jessie’s ears and tongue  whipped from side to side.

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Jan. 14th – Jessie meets a white squirrel

The jiggly balloon jiggled back and forth in the winter sun as groups of children ran up and through the opening in Santa’s house.  . They slid out of the other side and landed in sand boxes full of  snow.

Jessie’s ears twitched as she watched the children play. She had always loved children, and had tried earlier to go play with them. But Chris had told her that her claws would damage the balloon so she had sad patiently waiting until the children lost interest in the balloon and came to see Santa..

Exasperated, Jessie plopped down on her haunches.  She put her head between her paws and watched the children run to and fro. Behind her, Chris, Molly and the owner talked about the Red Holly Berry Park.  Continue reading Jan. 14th – Jessie meets a white squirrel