Tag Archives: Christmas

SOLS: 2013:20 Childhood In a Museum

Time: 1960s Place: Indianapolis, Indiana Jolly white-bearded man in a red velvet suit and black boots holds two wide-eyed children on his lap as they lean and whisper their Christmas lists to his ear.  A photograph is snapped of the … Continue reading

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After Christmas Shopping

An activity that I enjoy after Christmas Day is shopping for bargains. On the top of my list of shopping stops is all of the book stores. It is a good time to add to my Christmas book collection. Just like wrapping paper, … Continue reading

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Not a Silent Night but a Holy Night; Christmas in the Trenches

In a nightmare landscape of No Man’s Land outlined by narrow trenches a miracle took place on Christmas Eve 1914. So is the setting of one of my favorite Christmas stories, Christmas in the Trenches by John McCutcheon.  McCutcheon came … Continue reading

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