Finish It! #42 – Reunion

I wonder if it’s not better sometimes to forget about certain things…

Making it write

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She was putting up the ornaments. Some of them they’d bought together back then. Most of the ones they purchased in that little shop in that little lane were long gone. So was he. The tree used to be bigger back then, but so was the house she shared with him and the kids. The kids… They would be here soon. Carefully she picked another ornament, making sure she wouldn’t drop it.

Please continue…

It was Christmas day, but there had been no point in putting up the tree until now. She only did it for the girls. As soon as they left she’d pack it away again, ready for next year’s few hours of glory.

Her fingers, swollen from arthritis, had become clumsy. These days it took longer than it should to decorate her little artificial tree, but eventually all the baubles were hung, and twinkled in the bright…

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