On the second day of Christmas, Bossy’s true love gave to her: A Tree-lighting Ceremony in her little town.
Every year the whole town gathers to sing Christmas carols while Bossy laments about her need to master nighttime photography:
Bossy is just kidding — that’s not the whole town! Here are the rest of them:
After the Christmas carol lyric sheets are distributed, the evening’s live entertainment hits the
After a rousing rendition of Deck The Halls, the townsfolk gaze upon the darkened municipal tree and begin the countdown. Ten… nine… eight… what is this sticky stuff on Bossy’s gloves?… seven… oh, it’s sake… six… five… Bossy’s friend Martha says Bossy was pouring her sake from the top of her thermos rather than the bottom… four… three… but Bossy doesn’t know what in feck she’s talking about… two… one!
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by; yet in thy dark streets shineth, the everlasting light…
The hopes and fears of all the years, are met in thee tonight… And do you know why the fears are met in thee tonight? Because the town fire truck storms around the corner and pulls up to the curb with its sirens blasting:
And then, yes he does, Santa climbs off that fire truck and throws candy at the small children’s heads:
And then the townsfolk retire to the fire station for hot chocolate and donuts:
In the fire station Bossy wades ankle-deep through hot chocolate puddles and eats her weight in glaze and spies yet another million-dollar idea she forgot to think of.