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mending fences.

words & music by John McCutcheon

Mending fences once again
Where posts stand frail and rotten
I walk the wire, hammer-handed
Lest they be forgotten… 134 more words


The Christmas Truce of 1914

This Christmas marks the centennial of a small but remarkable event that has echoed down the last century as a reminder that our war-time “enemies” are human beings, just like us, and that in the midst of darkness, light can shine.    946 more words

David Cruz-Uribe

Tommy Sands at Christmas

Many years friends ask about favorite Christmas songs.
I name two every year.
Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon
The Rebel Jesus by Jackson Browne… 39 more words


Christmas In the Trenches

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the still-amazing “Christmas In the Trenches.” Even 100-years down history’s road, it’s an amazing story, and the subject of my December column for the Preston Hollow Advocate. 26 more words

Angels And Pins

Yep, This Is An Ad For A Grocery Store

A few years back I became aware of the wonderful John Lewis store Christmas ads. It seems they are not alone in producing big budget, long ads. 83 more words

Different Christmas Music

Prolific Road Warrior & Young Albertan Matchup Suggest Diverse Offerings

John McCutcheon has been releasing albums since 1974. He’s put out offerings as diverse as a chameleon blessed with a peacock’s plumage of colour range; folk, roots, Christmas, instructional, instrumental, children’s – along with tributes to Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. 484 more words