A Farewell To Christmas

A Farewell To Christmas

Christmas Tree Ornaments. It’s perhaps my least¬† favorite day of the year. Outside I smell rain slicked ice and the damp NE cold. Inside I smell a that nice wood stove cozy smell. It is that sad day of the year, when Christmas, gets boxed...

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Declaring Christmas Peace

Declaring Christmas Peace

Finland, where my husband is from, has an unbroken tradition that goes back centuries. Every Christmas Eve, peace is declared. Until then the festivities don’t really happen. First all gather by the tv to watch this all important...

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