I Made Cookies Today

What else would a grandma do a few days before Christmas?

So, okay.

I made some friggin’ cookies.

Yeah, I know I told you I hate Christmas,

and I really, really, do.

But what else does someone do

Who has had grandchildren for 18 years?

It’s like a habit.

The kids.

Then the grandchildren.



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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.