Tag Archives: Christmas

Some Things To Contemplate Regarding The Birth Of Christ And Our Christmas Legacy

We spend an awful lot of time doing two things at Christmas time in the United States: catering to five year old children, and hawking large luxury items that most of us don’t actually need. What we don’t do is … Continue reading

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It’s Monday. Cheer Up, Bubby: It’s only Some Number Of Days Until Christmas.

The other day I was doing the annual lawnmower/snowblower maintenance dance while listening to Elvis. I finished the oil changes and fired up the mower for the first time of the season. At the end of the mowing (small yard, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Vito. It’s Going Pretty Well Down Here.

Today we celebrate the birth of Jesus, The Christ. One of my greatest gifts this year is the story of Vito. I think it’s some of Jesus’ finest work. I first met Vito a couple of years ago at Children’s … Continue reading

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It’s Friday – More Strange Christmas Videos Just For You!

Week #2. Every year I try to bulk up the Fridays with some music videos that might have escaped your attention. Some are repeats of previous years (love them) and some are new. So, turn down the speakers on your … Continue reading

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It Has Begun: Santa Season Underway.

Each year, for almost two decades, my life flips upside down for six weeks. I put on the red suit, and Joe vanishes. This year, as is tradition, I started out with a charity event. Highlight? The little boy with … Continue reading

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