172. The Christmas Gift (1)


It was Christmas day. Kayleen had invited her Hugo over for Christmas dinner. He arrived a after 1:00. He was carrying a big plastic . He put the bag on the floor inside front door. She looked at the bag, but didn’t ask what was in it. They had agreed not to give each other gifts; they trying to save money for a down payment a house after they got married. They hugged other.
Hugo asked Kayleen to give him a . "No," she said. He asked her if she what day it was. Of course, she replied; was Christmas day. No, he told her, it actually “Kissmas” day—that’s why she should kiss him. laughed, and gave him a big kiss. She back into the kitchen to continue with her preparation. He turned on the bedroom TV and that there was something interesting to watch; five later, his nose was in a book.
A later, Kayleen entered the bedroom and said, “Let’s for a walk in the park.” It was beautiful day—blue sky, some white clouds, and about degrees. Who needs snow when you can have , Hugo thought.

        


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