The Odell Family of Fredericton Had Connections to

"Twas the Night Before Christmas"

ad had certainly done a fine job of picking out the Christmas tree. He had nailed on a board for the base and then tied the tree securely to the wall. The tree now looked so beautiful wrapped in red and green garland, with the twinkling lights peeking through the icicles. As we sat in the livingroom on Christmas Eve, the little birds with the silky tails perched on the tips of the branches looked like they would start to chirp at any moment.