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Best 100 Pound Christmas Commercial Ever

  This will warm your heart. . . .    

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Handel’s Messiah

The New Music Hall on Fishamble Street, Dublin where The Messiah was first performed 1742. George Frederic Handel For many people attending a performance of The Messiah is the beginning of the Christmas Season.  The ancient scriptures set to the … Continue reading

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Lights in the Dark Winter Night

Richmond Virginia Dominion Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical  Phoenix Botanical Garden, Scottsdale, Arizona “Las Luminarias”  The Lights Here are but two botanical gardens thousands of miles apart lighting up the dark winter nights of December. The two … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping in New York

This is the Rockefeller tree which stands  just above the famous ice skating rink. My favorite part of Christmas, as a little girl in Virginia, was driving to New York on Christmas Day to spend a week in this magical … Continue reading

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A Roman Surprise. . . . . .

Let me take you back to the Roman Christmas my family had. David had taken students to spend the fall semester in Rome and the children and I were to fly over and meet him for Christmas.  The apartment he … Continue reading

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Two of the Beauties

Photo by Lea Gonyea, Syracuse NY Yesterday, we got up early to drive three hours to my son’s in Central New York for a busy, busy Saturday before Christmas. The first stop  was a Middle School  in Auburn for Parker’s … Continue reading

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“Go Tell It on the Mountain” Tommy Walker Music Monday

Toe tapping, jazzy rendition  of an old favorite filled with the joy of the season !  

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