Slide slide down
goes our ride
Soldier's Night Before Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the base Only sentries were stirring—they guarded the place. The soldiers were sleeping and snoring away As they dreamed of ‘back home’ on good Christmas Day…
Navy's Night Before Christmas
'Twas the night before Christmas, when way out to sea Not a creature was stirring to windward or lee. The sailors were nestled all snug in their racks Like orders of pancakes, so tight were the stacks.
When the last lullaby of whale song is sung
Baby naps on Mother’s back.
To ocean’s child we say good night
. Good night, little baby, good night.
Cecelia prides herself on being the lookout in the woods behind her Texas home. After all, a person as skinny and gullible as Redbud, the new kid at school, needs someone to watch over him. Besides, with Pop spending all his time in the garden, Sis off with her boyfriend, and Cecelia’s mom dead and gone, it’s not like Cecelia has anything else to do.