Candy Cane Shoe

Watercolor (gouache), markers, and typewriter on watercolor paper



"Wake me up when you get home. I'll have cookies and milk waiting."

Cookies and milk, indeed. I knew what that was code for. I wondered what kind of toys she had picked out for me this year. Sometimes I couldn't believe I was married to this woman. She really knew how to put the XXX in Xmas.

I couldn't wait to get back to the Pole. I still had a few surprises left in my pack for her. And little Timmie would never miss those batteries.

ShoeStories™ by Claudia Lynch