Why they visited this year and not last year cannot be accurately determined. Was it because I drank a lot more Yule Toddy this year? Or perhaps they visited the scene of my Solstice Fire, which was out in the yard last year, in the fireplace this year? Or maybe it's because I had the most sincere Solstice Celebration in the county?! Whatever the reason, at about 3am, these mischievous creatures crept into my home and started playing tunes on TheBoy's toy piano.
Imagine the scene: It's 3am,
After a moments hesistation, I bravely rushed the piano and flipped the power switch to 'off'. The music and lights were over. And having accomplished their goal of awakening us from a sound sleep at 3am, the Solstice Dwarves departed. It was a trying time, but one met with