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I know its holiday season, and that everyone celebrates something different.

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, The Snow, or simply staying in where it’s warm, I wish you a Happy and Joyous Winter Season.

Tis the Season Day 5: A Shift in Focus (Guest Post by Britta!)

Welcome to Day 5 of Tis the Season! ┬áToday, I’m honored to feature a guest post by the wonderful Britta of What’s Past is Prologue… 1,005 more words


What no one wants to admit about the holidays.

After the initial twenty-four blissful hours of being home for the holidays reality finally sets in. If you are anything like me you have locked yourself in your childhood room with a bottle of wine, bag of Doritos and a list of movies longer than the assignments you did first semester. 272 more words


Home for Christmas

Home for Christmas: Stories for Young and Old (2002), from Plough Publishing, is a collection of twenty European and American Christmas tales with woodcut illustrations. 431 more words


Tiny tots with their eyes all a-glow

I was young once.

It’s easy to say that, right? But there’s more than one kind of young. So which young do I mean?

There’s the young that is young enough to still be taken to Midnight Mass on Christmas (or Easter Vigil for Easter), back when midnight mass was still at midnight, back when they had any kind of midnight mass at all. 554 more words

General Stuff

December 22 (Day 22): Tradition!

Traditions. They are part of any celebration. Traditions are a way to honor culture, heritage, religion, beliefs, family. Traditions evoke such powerful memories full of emotions. 358 more words