Our family is still reading “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” and we should finish it tomorrow, Christmas Eve. And of everything I’ve read this week, this little gem is still providing the funniest, most entertaining quotes. I did upload a different cover today … for a change of pace.
This is from last night, chapter 5, and Mother needs a real, live baby to play baby Jesus in the Christmas pageant.
“Mother had called everybody she knew, trying to scratch up a baby, but the closest she came was Bernice Watrous, who kept foster babies all the time.
“‘I’ve got a darling little boy right now,’ Bernice told Mother. ‘He’s three months old, and so good I hardly know he’s in the house. He’d be wonderful. Of course, he’s Chinese. Does that matter?’”