CCC163: Gloria in excelsis

Gloria slammed the door on the carol-singers with their “Deck the halls”.

She didn’t want to be jolly. Or rather she wanted to be jolly all on her own. Why, when all year round they left her alone, couldn’t care less if she lived or drowned, must they bully her into enjoying their company? Just because of the season. No! No, no, and no again. She didn’t like company. She didn’t want to sing, at least not their songs. She was okay on her own.

She put on her music, opened a bottle, sank into her chair, and skinned a spliff. NOW Gloria was in excelsis.

Happy Christmas. And please be considerate of your neighbours. Maybe they LIKE to be on their own and do their own thing. That doesn’t mean they are lonely.

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17 Responses to CCC163: Gloria in excelsis

  1. Dale says:

    Gloria doing her thing. Nothing wrong with that! I have never, ever in my life had carol-singers come to my door. I swear it only happens in the movies πŸ˜‰

    Here’s wishing you a Happy Christmas doing YOUR thing! xoxo

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  2. Sadje says:

    Everyone needs to celebrate in their own way, no not celebrate.

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  3. Kim Smyth says:

    Great story but what’s a spliff?

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  4. Frank says:

    Beautiful picture, and very true thoughts. Hope you have a wonderful holiday!

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  5. Michael says:

    That’s a good point about the neighbours. Have a good one.

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  6. Nope, Not Pam says:

    Must admit Im not a fan of Christmas. I’ll send the day writing tomorrow and I have all the stuff to clean the oven now


  7. GHLearner says:

    Can I join Gloria? I bring wine. I would run screaming if someone came caroling to my door, LOL.

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