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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

And at last we come to it: the day of The Birth, if you’re a believer. But you don’t have to be to get at least something out of the story and the emotions surrounding it. I hope that whatever your beliefs … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

Well, as I write this, it’s actually the 22nd and all of The 716 is going nuts in advance of both Christmas and what is at this point promising to be a winter storm for the ages. As you’re reading this, … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

If I don’t post a rendition or two of this every year, I get in trouble with someone important!   Share This Post

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

Hector Berlioz, L’Enfance du Christ. This work has been a popular Christmas piece almost ever since Berlioz wrote it–it was one of the few outright successes he got to enjoy during his life–even though it’s not about the birth of Christ but … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

Not much intro needed here. In its complete glory, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. And if you want just the short version:   Share This Post

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

I think it’s always important to realize that Christmas is not a time of unremitting happiness and cheer. For many people Christmas is a deeply difficult time, and for those of us who are lucky enough to still be able … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

This post is really simple: selections of music and/or songs from movies that may be Christmas movies directly, or may be Christmas movies even though they don’t initially seem like Christmas movies but really are, or movies that really are not … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

One week to the big day! Wow! It’s coming, folks! This may be the last “new thing to me” that I post for this year; usually as Christmas gets very near, I start posting all of my old favorites, including … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

Just a very short selection today (we were out and about, even with the snow! Yay!), but it’s cool not just because this rendition of “Jingle Bells” is a classic, but so is the equipment used to play it. Check … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas!

Time for some Christmas comedy! This one is not safe for work. Probably neither is this one.   Share This Post

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