Tag Archives: Christmas

Meaningful Gifts

This Christmas season has been especially hard for my family. Among other reasons, it is the first we’ve had since my grandmother Elsie Bogart ( on my mom’s side) passed away from cancer this past spring. There are a number … Continue reading

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That’s What Great Christmas Specials Are All About, Charlie Brown

Times certainly have changed since I was a kid. Looking through my mom’s extensive collection of Christmas DVD’s I see plenty of movies that had been made specifically for television had been shown on network TV for a couple years. … Continue reading

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Always Winter, Never Christmas

  In CS Lewis’ beloved classic, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, the four Pevensie children discover the land of Narnia trapped under the icy rule of the evil witch Jadis who has made it so it is “always … Continue reading

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“Stupendous the Gifts That I Love to Give”

  Those close to me know that one thing I love about this time of year is giving gifts. In fact it is safe to say that the older I get, the more I end up enjoying giving someone a … Continue reading

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Longing For Home At the Holidays

When you are a senior in High School there is one feeling that sets in, almost as soon as September rolls around. It’s a sense of wanderlust, a desire to get out and move onto the next thing. For some … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Christmas Music

I love Christmas music, so much so that I even have an IPod playlist of at least 140 Christmas songs. Glancing through this list, it’s not uncommon to find multiple versions of a many songs. Hymns like “Joy to the … Continue reading

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FICTION: What Does Santa Do When He Goes On Break

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, my dear readers. During the past few Christmases my family has actually worked as Santa’s helpers. One question that always persists among our quests, after the guys who come up to the set to ask for … Continue reading

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