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Unto Us a Child is Given (by Patina)

Summary: It’s love that makes a family.
Written for day 14 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 2217

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Snowball Fight! (by rh2006fan / HeatherF)

Summary: Summary: Joe and Hoss have a snowball fight on a winter morning.
Written for day 13 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count:  339

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Snow Angels – Pt I (by Sierras)

Summary: Christmas 1844 entries from Marie’s journal.
Written for day 11 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 2300

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In Absentia #5 – Homesick (by Belle)

Summary: Hop Sing’s choice to stay with the Cartwrights is challenged by his first winter at the Ponderosa
Written for day 12 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1326
Part of the In Absentia Series, links to all stories included within

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Bottom Line (by Cheaux)

Summary: From disasters to memories, could a warm bed be the piece de’ resistance?
Written for day 10 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1306

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Be a Candle (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Every year, on the night before Christmas Eve, Hop Sing would make candles. Now, candles are kind of old fashioned, so I asked him why. This is the tale he told me, a tale of wonder and grace.
Written for day 9 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 3915

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In Absentia #4 – Significance (by Belle)

Summary: After seven years apart, Ben and the boys are about to spend their first Christmas together. Too bad that buying gifts is harder than it seems.
Written for day 8 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 2479
Part of the Inabsentia Series, links to all stories included within

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The Secret Ingredient (by mcfair_58)

Summary: On Christmas eve Deputy Roy Coffee found himself starin’ down one of the baddest desperados he’d ever come across – six year old Little Joe Cartwright. What secret ingredient did he have in his pocket to make the boy smile?
Written for day 7 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count: 3284

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The First Time in Years (by ElayneA)

Summary: Adam is mending fences, not only physically but helping mend Hoss’s heart.
Written for day 6 of the 2021 Advent Challenge.
Rating: G
Word Count:  2207

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Checker’s Mate (by Cheaux

Summary: It’s all a matter of perspective.
Written for day 5 of the 2021 Advent Calendar.
Rating: G
Word Count:  979

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