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Weekly Wrap Up (Dec. 15 - Dec. 21)

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It looks like this will be the last weekly update¬†before¬†Christmas ūüéÖ. So what constitutes a white Christmas you ask?¬†In Canada it is 2 cm (.79 inch)¬†of snow on the ground at 7 AM on Christmas Day, the US is 2.5 cm (1 inch)¬†and the UK it is one snowflake observed falling anywhere in the UK :o. Obviously there is parts of the world that won't see or ever see a white Christmas, mainly most areas of the Southern Hemisphere. I'm also thinking about our friends in Australia that are fighting sever fires across a lot of New South Wales :(¬†.

No matter if it is a white Christmas or not in your neck of the woods, on behalf of myself and all the staff here at GA, we wish you in the spirit of season, a Very Merry Christmas!! Even if you don't celebrate know that this means we are wishing you well and hope that you get the opportunity to have some great times between now and the New Year with family, friends, and everyone that makes our lives so rich every day of the year.

Now question for you all, are you expecting a white Christmas? Me, the forecast is up in the air. We are supposed to get snow tomorrow, but we've had rain and fog the past two days. Yet an hour West, they are in the midst of getting 1 m (39.37 inches) in 24 hours ūüėģ¬†

So onto the blog this week, shall we? :yes:

Monday, Cia brought us the December Classic Author Feature.

Wednesday Cia was back again with the Classic Author Feature Excerpt.

Thursday saw Renee wrapping up the fall Anthology, and not too early, as Saturday is the last day of fall in the North, beginning of the summer in the South.

Myr then popped in on Friday with some holiday joy in his year in review for everyone here at GA! I'm so proud to be a part of the world's premier gay literature site which is really made by all of you. Poets, Authors, Editors, Beta Readers, and all the Readers are what make it what it is :hug:.

So, how did we do on the goals on this week before the holidays?

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Geist by CassieQ *Premium***Complete**

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After Alex by Mike Arram **Complete**

Thirteen Candles by Altimexis **Complete**

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A Class By HImself by Comicality

Adrift by Mann Ramblings

Chasing Toshiro by CassieQ **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

He Kalliste by aditus **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

Kiss Of An Angel by Comicality

Our Christmas Cookbook by Valkyrie, Aditus, Cole Matthews

Ripper Christmas by Carlos Hazday

Semi Charmed Life by CassieQ; Part 4 of 4 **2019 Fall Anthology Entry**

Spirit of Fire by Stellar

Unicorn Quests by Cia

Promising Updates:

Re-Verse by northie

Stolen Pleasures: version 2 by Sasha Distan

Don't forget.... Read, Write, and REVIEW!!!

 

...and once again, Seasons Greetings to all!!

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Even though we're above average for snowfall so far this season, we're supposed to have above average temps over the next few days.  Enough to melt the snow on the ground, so it will be a green Christmas here.  

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We had snow earlier in December, but it melted and then turned into ice. Tomorrow and Christmas Eve we're getting rain and sleet, and on Christmas Day we're getting freezing temperatures again and no precipitation, that will last until New Year's at least, so we'll have a lovely, icy, dangerous Christmas time here. Nothing like a little excitement when you leave the house. :D 

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