[LMB] 12 days of Winterfair, and Seasons Greetings

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Fri Dec 29 21:34:17 GMT 2017


On Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 02:06:59PM -0500, Katherine Collett wrote:
> On Dec 27, 2017, at 8:50 PM, Karen Hunt <huntkc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > A raven in a maple tree
> > 
> >> Two brillberry breads
> >> Three French plebes
> >> Four district fairs
> >> Five golden coins
> >> 
> >> Six skellyta waving
> > Seven fireworks flashing
> > Eight Vor a-fighting
> > 
> >> Nine Counts accounting
> >> Ten lords a leaping
> >> Eleven Armsmen arming
> >> Twelve troikas trotting
> >> 
> > 
> > So that's what we've put together so far!
> 
> I would like to suggest that, while we've never (seldom?) seen an Armsman arming, either himself or his lord, we have very often seen armsmen coping, usually brilliantly (these are almost always Vorkosigan armsmen, after all), with whatever situation is at hand.  So, Eleven Armsmen coping?

and since I'm the one who suggested "arming", here's another thought:
Eleven armsmen guarding

Fred

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                     all ages, now and forevermore! Amen."
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