Mangle’s department store was set at the very center of town just across from the Claus house. Jessie loved to look out the front window and watch the Elves busily going in and out of the building. It wasn’t strange for Jessie to see one of her friends entering the building. Everyone in the North Pole went to Mangles. There was no better place to shop.
Each morning Santa had his coffee and then took Jessie for a walk through Mangles. He always joined one or two of his friends at the Mangle’s coffee shop for tea and scones.
Mr. Mangles, the store CEO, ran the coffee shop himself. Just for Jessie he had a bag of dog chewies behind the counter. Mr. Mangles was one of Jessie’s favorite people. Continue reading January 19th – Jessie and Santa visit Mangle’s Department Store
Crash! The bowl smashed on the loor flinging orange and white goldfish across the room. They flopped and flopped on Molly’s antique carpet.
Jessie jumped back and pinned her ears down to the ground. She flopped to the ground with her nose between her paws, closed her eyes and waited.
Jessie shivered. Her back was covered in stinky fish water and she smelled like a bog. What was Molly going to think?
Jessie got up off the floor and walked to the kitchen. She sat on her back haunches with her head down and just stood there waiting for Molly to notice her.
Continue reading Jan. 17th – Jessie gets all wet
It stretched high above her. Green, silver and rusty, the machine chortled and grunted as it mixed Santa’s special bubble mixture together.
When the mixture cooled Molly planned to package the bubbles in candy cane colured bottles with clover leaf bubble blowers. She said the clover leaf would bring the children luck. Once they were package, Santa would place the bubbles in the children’s Christmas stockings next season.
The mixture was gurgling away and Molly had come over to the manufacturing facility to oversee the bottling of the product.
Since Santa was away at a conference Jessie had accompanied Molly to the facility.
Continue reading Jan. 16th – Jessie blows bubbles