Kim-Joy, Malfoy, forget-me-not. Is it poinsettia time?
How near then are we to the holidays again, this time of year?
A study shows that leaving up your Christmas lights, year-
round, leads to a 19% rise in overall happiness. A higher electric
bill, yes. Higher carbon emissions, sulfur dioxide, all that, yes, but
19% more happy? It’s kind of a no-brainer, isn’t it?
Well, I tried it. I kneaded, folded and proved it. The decoration,
he said, was a little boring. The bottom was soggy. The whole thing
was a bit overdone. It was all a bit claggy, she said.
Me, I couldn’t agree. It was the hottest night of the year,
they all were. I sat outside steaming like the gingerbread
man in a rainbow multi-hue. The moon was hiding,
the dough was rising and I could not stop thinking about the
perfect bread for tomorrow