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U.S. Civil War Christmas, New Year Holidays Described in Book Excerpt

Descriptions of the holiday season for soldiers during the U.S. Civil War give us pause for thought as we reside in safe, warm places, spending time with family and friends, and cheering in a new year this holiday season . . . … Continue reading

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Good Yule . . . (and Happy Holidaze)

Good Yule (and Happy Holidaze)  December 21, 2014 This darkest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere) reminds us that we have many brighter days to come. ♩ ♫ ♩ Good Yule . . . and may you have … Continue reading

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Solstice Summit, Solstice Solitude

Not a human in sight, nor a human sound to be heard, no jingling bells,no frantic shoppers, no “We wish you a . . . ” Just critters and silent trees sharing frosty mountain air, greeting the moment of winter—and the new … Continue reading

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