December 24, 2020
Good day… And a Merry Christmas Eve to you! Just a quick note before he head to the Christmas letter… I’m so distraught over the new so-called Covid Response Relief Package… All the pork that’s in it… I know it’s Christmas Eve, but I’m going to fire off a note to my congresswoman, and let her know that this is NOT what We The People are asking for, and expecting! And with that, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas is playing, and that about sums it up for me…
It’s Pfennig Tradition, that I put together a Christmas eve letter for all my dear readers, and so with no further ado…
T’was the night before Christmas
And all through the house
The occupants were congratulating each other
For their stimulus, but not me
I’m such a grouch!
The debt level in this country
Has gotten out of control
But I’ve cried wolf for years
And still the spenders are on a roll.
It’s time to forget all that
And that’s a fact!
The stockings were hung by the Chimney with care
In hopes that St. Nicholas would soon be there.
My grandkids I hope are all nestled in bed
With visions of playstations, and games
Dancing in their heads…
When on my laptop screen I saw such clatter
I had to click on to see what was the matter
$900 Billion more is being printed from thin air
And no one in Washington DC seems to care…
People that don’t make much will soon get a check
Let’s hope it keeps them from becoming a wreck!
I went to the window to yell at the walls
And outside were carolers singing Deck The Halls…
And then with a blink of an eye what did appear?
But a miniature sleigh and 8 flying reindeer!
This must be Santa, with gifts for all the girls and boys
I hope he has something for me
And I’m not talking about toys…
I’m hoping that he has cleared the air
Of this virus, and we can get back to life
Instead of going outside on a dare…
I’m hoping that 2021 is full of joy and happiness
So that we can forget 2020
But that won’t be so difficult, no less…
Now I’ve forgotten all about the markets
And the manipulations, and dolts and twits
It’s time for Christmas, and besides those
Things give me the fits!
My grandkids are ready to see what Santa brought them
And I whistled and shouted and called them by name
On Delaney, On Everett, On Braden, and little Evie
To the living room we go to open our gifts
But remember please that the greatest gift of all
Is what we call Christmas Day… When
The Good Lord was born…
So, with all the calamity going on
I sneak out of site,
And say a prayer that this scene can go on forever…
And then I saw Santa and his reindeer, take off
And I heard him exclaim
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a Good Night!
Chuck Butler, Christmas 2020
PS… I always include a little message at this time, so here goes..
May the light & warmth of the season bring comfort & joy
To your family and friends this Christmas Season…