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December 26, 2008
Continued from 12/25

The rocking horse was too big to be wrapped, so Greta's parents told her to close her eyes and not to peek as her father brought it into the family room with a red ribbon tied around its neck and a matching bow atop its head. Greta put on a big show of scrunching her eyes tight and pressing the heels of her hands over them. This time, unlike others, she wouldn't peek.

"Okay, you can open your eyes now!" her mother said when the gift was settled two feet away from Greta's scrunched eyes.

Continued 12/27