1530 words Feel Good story
While Tina and Paul are shopping for a Christmas tree, Tina receives a phone call requiring a decision that will change both of their lives forever. Regardless of which option she chooses, there will be no going back. Will Tina be able to grab the brass ring and take the risk to fulfil her and Paul's dreams?
This story is included in the collection A Wish for Christmas
Snow crunched and squeaked under their boots as Tina and Paul walked toward the Christmas tree lot. Their frozen breath rose into the black sky that arced over them like a diamond studded dome. Pines, firs, and spruces stood cartoonishly green under intensely bright lights, leaning this way and that like carelessly stacked toys. Their soft needles and fragrance beckoned. Take me home, they whispered.