These images are from the University of Dayton Marian Library collection of thousands of creches from around the world which is open to the public during the holiday season. 16 more words

Story #11: In the basement

The Crèche exhibit was spectacular. People reverently wandered down the aisles admiring the vast collection of delicately created manger scenes. Crèches created from Israeli woodcarvings to the islands of Polynesia and every other type of material you could think of in between. 372 more words

My Children's Books

It's December: Time for Creative Fun

It is December again. WordPress has turned on the lovely blog snow. Even in this warmest of years, Michigan temperatures are falling, we’ve seen some snowflakes, and my end-of-semester crunch is beginning. 193 more words

Lesson Ideas

Les vacances de Noël: Lucéram // Christmas vacation: Lucéram

I was fortunate enough to have my family come to France to visit me during the winter holidays. They arrived the 26th of December and spent a week with me in the south of France. 413 more words