Tag Archives: Christmas

A visit from the ghost of Christmas past

It is a tradition that was born out of procrastination over throwing out Christmas cards. I have a white wicker basket by my favorite chair. It usually holds magazines and/or newspapers. At Christmas time it becomes the receptacle for the … Continue reading

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Starry starry night

Being a shepherd is a lonely job. It often falls to the youngest son. It is a job that is looked down upon since we tend to animals that care nothing, give nothing,  and respond to the bark of any … Continue reading

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Yes Virginia, there is a Grinch

This story dates back to 1897 when an eight-year old girl named Virginia O’Hanlon asked her father whether Santa Claus really existed. He suggested she write to The New York Sun because “ … if you see it in the … Continue reading

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