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Santa's ROCKET Sleigh

I FORGOT* to post my Holiday entry for Susanna Hill's Holiday Contest on my blog, but...maybe you still have a little room for more holiday fun next to all the cookies and pie. This year's contest was to write a 250-word or less story holiday story with a countdown. What a fun challenge!  (*I planned to post it but then I made 5 million cookies, shopped for 600 gifts, and took a few naps!) Santa’s Rocket Sleigh! By Lauri C. Meyers 228 words “I need to meet with the big guy.” Accountant Elf barged through the door. “With so many kids on the nice list, One night’s not enough anymore!” “Tonight is my moment to shine,” Elf Engineer said with glee. “Presenting my prototype rocket. I call it the Sleigh 2.3!” “Tonight?!” Santa spit out his cocoa. The accountant ignored Santa’s frown: “An elf’s favorite time is the present!” Engineer said, “Beginning countdown!” FIVE. “Hey, has this sleigh had some testing?” Asked Santa while strapping his belt. “The snowmen did fine in the trials (we