A Xmas Eve Knife Story

Carving a large bird, especially in front of hungry guests, can be a daunting task.

Photo by Libby Penner on Unsplash

This Xmas Eve, I woke up earlier than I usually do and with inexplicable anxiety. I knew I had enough time for all I planned to do before, during, and after my daughter came to visit us, but still, something was bothering me.

I meditated a few minutes in bed, hoping to calm down. I decided to better get up…




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Marta Calderon, MScE

Marta Calderon, MScE

After retirement, Marta dedicates her free time to write short stories.

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