EDITORIAL: Point gets in the holiday spirit


In honor of the holidays, we offer a southeastern Sussex County rendition of a Christmas classic:

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me a seagull in a pear tree.

On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me seven towns a’growing, six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me eight crabs a’steaming, seven towns a’growing, six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me nine Realtors selling, eight crabs a’steaming, seven towns a’growing, six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the 10th day of Christmas, my true love sent to me 10 cars in traffic, nine Realtors selling, eight crabs a’steaming, seven towns a’growing, six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love sent to me 11 pipers ploving, 10 cars in traffic, nine Realtors selling, eight crabs a’steaming, seven towns a’growing, six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love sent to me 12 lifeguards mooning, 11 pipers ploving, 10 cars in traffic, nine Realtors selling, eight crabs a’steaming, seven towns a’growing, six units an acre, FIVE COASTAL POINTS, four squawking egrets, three broiler hens, two turtle shells and a seagull in a pear tree.