Christmas’s Coming! No Peekin’ By Jo Russell

“You’d think that Mom would hide presents in a different place instead of on the same ‘ol closet shelf,” commented her oldest, Samantha, teetering on a chair in the guest room closet. “Yesth,” agreed seven-year-old Betty, whose front teeth were missing. She peered up...

New and Improved Christmas? By Jo Russell

The lights, the colors, and the look of Christmas have a whole new complexion, faster, more stream-lined and wrinkle free! A clinic’s marquis urged shoppers to stop in during lunch and “Get your Botox treatment for the holidays!” Add it to the to-do list! Sally...

About Jo Russell

Jo’s humor, inspirational stories, articles and devotionals have spanned more than 40 years, with several national writing contest awards for humor. She's a contributing author in Chicken Soup for the Soul—Shaping the New You and Heavenly Humor for the Dieter’s Soul.

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Feeling Blue?

That can't last. Listen in on four talks of Jo's to banish those blues:

How Do I Count My Blessings When the Toilet is Overflowing?

The Choice We Have Between a Dead Egg and a Live Savior

Never Give Up!

Can Kermit and Miss Piggy Marry and Live Happily Ever After?