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Christmas Note #14 — Peppermint Fudge

I love Family Fun magazine, despite the facts that it’s owned by Disney and geared to younger children. I really have no reason to read it these days since our only offspring can be considered a child only if you employ vast … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #13 — Peace on Earth

I was going to save this for Christmas Eve — it’s my favorite Christmas carol.  But after today’s events, I decided we needed it early. Peace on earth, can it be? “I pray my wish will come true, for my … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #10 — Jackson Browne, “The Rebel Jesus”

It’s sad to realize that love and charity are still often looked upon as rebellious ideas.

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Christmas Note #8: Christmas Lights by Coldplay

This one’s for Sarah, who shared the second video on Facebook. Another lovely Christmas song, this one by Coldplay. Your choice of two versions — one with the whole band, and one with just Chris. The sound quality is somewhat … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #7 — A reminder of what Christmas is

Would you give your boots to a stranger? A homeless beggar? Would I? I’d like to say yes, but the truth is I doubt it. I have a tendency to be a bit self-righteous, thinking — though I hate to … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #6 — Santa Mob Addendum

imageB950001.jpg, a photo by ladywriter47 on Flickr. Santas step out for a smoke.

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Christmas Note #5: Hipster Cards

Hipster cards at http://www.hipstercards.com — seriously the best ecards ever. This one is from http://hipstercards.com/compose.php?id=2796

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Christmas Note #6 — The Santa Mob

1208122105.jpg, a photo by ladywriter47 on Flickr. Santa mob @ Grt. Lakes Brewing Co Unfortunately, this picture doesn’t capture the true, slightly claustrophobic experience of being surrounded by dozens of Santas. The Santa mob was doing their annual Cleveland Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #3: U2 “Peace on Earth”

Not surprisingly, the band U2 has a darker view of peace on earth, but this is still a lovely song.

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Christmas Note #2: Music Theory Explained Using a Classic Christmas Carol

Unfortunately, I still don’t understand it. Sigh. Thanks to my friend Pat, for sharing.

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