Category Archives: Christmas

Guest Author: Lucie Ulrich and The Starlight Inn

It’s no secret that Christmas is my favorite holiday. In beween all the hustle and bustle, I spend time reading Christmas stories.  This past weekend I spent a lovely afternoon reading Lucie Ulrich’s new Christmas novella, The Starlight Inn. Since this is … Continue reading

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The Element of Surprise

This week we are asked if we have ever taken part in a holiday celebration that was totally new to us and my answer is, “Gee, no”. I know people from all over the world. I have people that I … Continue reading

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Fall Down,Lights Up

The question this week is “When do we decorate for Christmas?” The answer: After Thanksgiving weekend, and not a day before. A regional radio station starts playing all-Christmas music before Halloween. I suppose they are trying to get retail audiences, … Continue reading

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Decking the Halls

One of our foxes asked, “How early do you decorate for the holidays?” Since I’ve always worked on a school schedule, and since I stay away from stores as much as possible, I start my Christmas preparations the day after … Continue reading

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