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Miss Budge Goes to Fountain City : A Mildred Budge Christmas Story
by Daphne Simpkins




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"Don't you ever want to run away from Christmas?"Mildred Budge's answer to Dixie was immediate and truthful."Yes, yes, yes," Mildred said with conviction.She couldn't stop saying yes, though the very idea that a good church lady would want to run away from the occasion during the year that marked the birth of Jesus-- the reason for the season for a tried and true church lady of the South-- was almost beyond explanation."Then, let's go. Let's go to Fountain City and find Mr. Fixit and eat sublime pies," her friend Dixie urged.The two needed Mr. Fixit because of a recently bought vintage music box that won't play. They can't hear the song, and the angels on top can't fly. The problem feels urgent. By the time Mildred and Dixie find Mr. Fixit and sample pies at the shop next door, the two runaways from Christmas find themselves right at home in Fountain City and more comfortable with who they areIf you are looking for an uplifting story that reminds you of the reason for the season after all, you'll surely enjoy this newest short adventure of Mildred Budge and her new friend Dixie, a woman whose multiple personalities encourages readers to enjoy the dimensions of personhood that can't be labeled and which often respond to beauty and shared joy.If you don't love Christmas and especially if you do, grab a copy of this charming Christmas story today. You'll be smiling by the time Mildred asks Dixie, "Are you ready to go home?" And you'll want to go with them.More about Mildred Budge....This story is an intermission between the larger novels featuring Mildred Budge and friends. It fits companionably with the two other sets of shorter adventures: Miss Budge in Love and The Mission of Mildred Budge.Longer novels include Mildred Budge in Cloverdale and Mildred Budge in Embankment.About the author: While Daphne Simpkins is currently engaged in writing about church life in the South with her Mildred Budge stories, she has also written non-fiction books about caregiving and cooking. To find out more about her books, just follow her on Amazon, Goodreads, and BookBub.

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"Don't you ever want to run away from Christmas?"Mildred Budge's answer to Dixie was immediate and truthful."Yes, yes, yes," Mildred said with conviction.She couldn't stop saying yes, though the very idea that a good church lady would want to run away from the occasion during the year that marked the birth of Jesus-- the reason for the season for a tried and true church lady of the South-- was almost beyond explanation."Then, let's go. Let's go to Fountain City and find Mr. Fixit and eat sublime pies," her friend Dixie urged.The two needed Mr. Fixit because of a recently bought vintage music box that won't play. They can't hear the song, and the angels on top can't fly. The problem feels urgent. By the time Mildred and Dixie find Mr. Fixit and sample pies at the shop next door, the two runaways from Christmas find themselves right at home in Fountain City and more comfortable with who they areIf you are looking for an uplifting story that reminds you of the reason for the season after all, you'll surely enjoy this newest short adventure of Mildred Budge and her new friend Dixie, a woman whose multiple personalities encourages readers to enjoy the dimensions of personhood that can't be labeled and which often respond to beauty and shared joy.If you don't love Christmas and especially if you do, grab a copy of this charming Christmas story today. You'll be smiling by the time Mildred asks Dixie, "Are you ready to go home?" And you'll want to go with them.More about Mildred Budge....This story is an intermission between the larger novels featuring Mildred Budge and friends. It fits companionably with the two other sets of shorter adventures: Miss Budge in Love and The Mission of Mildred Budge.Longer novels include Mildred Budge in Cloverdale and Mildred Budge in Embankment.About the author: While Daphne Simpkins is currently engaged in writing about church life in the South with her Mildred Budge stories, she has also written non-fiction books about caregiving and cooking. To find out more about her books, just follow her on Amazon, Goodreads, and BookBub.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781732015838
  • ISBN-10: 173201583X
  • Publisher: Quotidian Books
  • Publish Date: December 2019
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 0.44 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.46 pounds

Series: Short Adventures of Mildred Budge #3

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