In and of itself, 12 isn’t so bad.
There are 12 days of Christmas.
Twelve disciples of Jesus.
Twelve Tribes of Israel.
Twelve Imans of the Prophet Muhammad.
12 months in a year.
Twelve numbers on the clock.
12 hues on a basic color wheel.
Bagels (and donuts!) come in sets of 12.
Farm fresh organic eggs from my neighbor’s chickens do too.
Alas, there are 12 days remaining in Obama’s presidency,
and twelve days before Trump assumes office…………