Tag Archives: Christmas

Omaha National Cemetery

I arrived an hour after sunrise, later than planned, but hopeful for a meaningful photo.  The sun was still low enough to provide long shadows.  The first measurable snow fall arrived over night, and I wanted a picture of fresh snow … Continue reading

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Christmas, 1992

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thought for the Day:  Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.    Elsa Maxwell  

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Naptime

It’s a busy time of year so you catch a nap whenever and wherever you can … even at the Durham Western Heritage Museum … on Saturday … during Christmas choir programs. Thought for the Day:  I usually take a two … Continue reading

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Santa Claus

Only eleven more days until Christmas, crunch time for preparations.  Long lists of things to do: finding a tree, hanging outdoor lights, shopping, Christmas decorations from the attic, new ornaments, discarding broken ornaments, poinsettias, gathering firewood, card-writing, eggnog, donations, setting mouse traps, travel … Continue reading

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Christmas morning

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thought for the Day:  Every good gift and every perfect present comes from heaven; it comes down from God, the Creator of the heavenly lights …     James 1:17

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Santa Claus

Nothing adds more excitement to the Christmas season than visiting Santa Claus.  The event is no longer limited to young children, although young children is what makes it special. Thought for the Day:  Christmas is a time when people of all … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar

Advent is the period leading up to Christmas, where time is taken to prepare for the celebration of Christ’s “coming”.  The tradition was started by German Lutherans in the 19th century, beginning on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, which falls … Continue reading

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