Category Archives: Holidays

Story of the day – Mr. Edwards meets Santa Claus (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

“The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”   — Laura Ingalls Wilder  This … Continue reading

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Story of the day – My Christmas Miracle (Taylor Caldwell)

For many of us, one Christmas stands out from all the others, the one when the meaning of the day shone clearest. Although I did not guess it, my own truest Christmas began on a rainy spring day in the … Continue reading

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Story of the day – The Gift Of The Magi (O. Henry)

One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one’s cheeks burned with … Continue reading

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Sunset | Winter Solstice 2020 LIVE from Stonehenge

The shortest day of the year. From now on the days will be longer. Can Spring be far behind? In my location, the Winter Solstice is officially at 5:02 am tomorrow, December 21, 2020.

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Music of the day – In the Bleak Midwinter

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The 4th Advent Sunday

On this last Sunday before Christmas, we open our hearts to God’s gift, as it was prophesied: Isaiah 7:14: The Lord himself shall give you a sign; behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call his … Continue reading

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Music of the day – What Child is This? (Chick Corea) & Il Est Né Le Divin Enfant (Dr John)

I have this album!

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Music of the day – World’s Largest Virtual Hallelujah Chorus

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Music of the day – Grandma got run over by a reindeer

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Music of the day – Santa Baby

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