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There's Something About Christmas

“Our many different cultures notwithstanding,
there’s something about the holidays that makes the planet communal.
Even nations that do not celebrate Christmas can’t help but be caught up…
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Quotes

He, She, It, They

On my 10th birthday I received the #1 toy on my wish list – a remote control dune buggy.  I recall the rapture of childhood as I steered the car around my house, watching it flip when it hit a wall.   799 more words

Reconciling

Our many different cultures notwithstanding, there’s something about the holidays that makes the planet communal. Even nations that do not celebrate Christmas can’t help but be caught up in the collective spirit of their neighbors, as twinkling lights dot the landscape and carols fill the air.

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Postaday

Only Begin

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”   Walter Bagehot, journalist and economist

“When we line up all the facts we think are against us, the facts can stop us before we start. 316 more words

ON THIS DAY: November 21, 2017

November 21st is

Human-Animal Relationship Awareness Day *

National Gingerbread Cookie Day

World Hello Day *

World Television Day *

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History

NOW HERE'S SOMETHING NEW

September 8 in history:

On this date in 1892, a magazine called “The Youth’s Companion” printed a 22-word verse to be recited by U.S. schoolchildren that fall, on the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas.  130 more words

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