Thursday, December 24, 2009

Twas The Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before GeneaChristmas and from coast to coast,
every GeneaBlogger had penned their last post.

Had told Christmas stories both merry and bright
while blog caroling old favorites on iTunes all night.

There’d been snowball fights, tree trimming and song.
We’d shared Christmas memories, all played along.

Nothing’s left for us now but to track Old St. Nick;
New Jersey, Missouri, Seattle, he’s quick.

Before this night’s over his reindeer’ll alight
on the roof tops of GeneaBloggers to right

The wrongs of the census, transcription, and fire;
to give each of us our one true heart’s desire.

Please, one missing ancestor, one smashed brick wall,
then dash away, dash away, dash away all.

I’ve not been naughty, I've been awarded for nice.
Collecting old photos my one proven vice.

Reward me dear Santa I’ll promise you this;
the year 2010 will be one not to miss!

And I heard him exclaim ere he drove out of sight.

Merry Christmas To All and To All A Good Night!


Blogger Charley "Apple" Grabowski said...

Love it!

Merry Christmas

December 24, 2009 at 2:13 PM  
Blogger Nikki - Notes of Life said...

Brilliamt! I love it :)

I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

Take care :)

December 24, 2009 at 3:08 PM  
Blogger Felicia R Mathis said...

How Cute!! I love this. Happy Holidays to you and you're family!

December 24, 2009 at 3:40 PM  
Blogger my Heritage Happens said...

Awesome, Merry Christmas to you and your family! May all of your wishes come true!

December 24, 2009 at 3:47 PM  
Blogger Elyse said...

Great poem! I love it!

December 24, 2009 at 4:42 PM  
Blogger Sheri Fenley said...

You're the best Maven! A class act that no one can top! Merry Christmas to you and yours from me and mine!

December 24, 2009 at 4:51 PM  
Blogger Thomas MacEntee said...

Merry Christmas my dearest friend! Have a great holiday and here is to a great 2010!

December 24, 2009 at 8:41 PM  
Anonymous Lisa Alzo said...

Love the poem! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 25, 2009 at 5:00 AM  
Blogger Carol said...

Merry Christmas, thanks for all you do for the genie blogging community. You set very high standards, we aim to duplicate, tough act! But so worth it! Looking forward to 2010 and more fine posts!

December 25, 2009 at 6:00 AM  
Blogger Dorene from Ohio said...

Just beautiful!

December 25, 2009 at 1:59 PM  

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