A BIT OF CHRISTMAS KINDNESS
The day was cold and crisp, perfect for the season but hard on ones old bones but he had promised to pick up a tree and he was determined to continue looking until he found one.
He'd already visited several tree lots around the city and was fast losing heart. There was one place he'd not tried because it was outside the city limits but.......he sighed......it was all that was left.
Walking carefully due to the icy sidewalks, he reached his old but still reliable vehicle. Pulling out into the busy traffic, he headed for the freeway, which he hated driving on since everyone drove faster than him and were a bit irritable about the old relic using their roads when the more modern vehicles now rode on a cushion of air and had no need for gas, tires, and combustion engines. He ignored them as he always did and reached for his radio, fiddling until he found a channel that was playing Christmas music.
It took him more than thirty minutes to reach the farm that still