The Magic of the Holidays

The magic of the holidays

When I opened the newspaper this morning, I was greeted by announced “Christmas has arrived!” “Baloney!” I murmured to myself remembering the shower of golden leaves that had greeted me when delivering gift baskets on the NAU campus earlier in the week. I glanced at the date, thinking I was in some kind of time warp. Nope. The …

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Women’s Christmas in Ireland

  There is an interesting story reported in findmypast.com about January 6th.  Traditionally this is  the Feast of the Epiphany and the day that Christmas decorations are taken down.   But in Ireland January 6 means something else as well, an old tradition that marks the last day of celebrations. The day is known as Nollaig …

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Christmas Magic

When I opened the newspaper this morning, I was greeted by an ad that announced  “Christmas has arrived!” “Baloney!” I murmured to myself remembering the shower of golden leaves that had greeted me when delivering gift baskets on the NAU campus earlier in the week.  I glanced at the date, thinking I was in some …

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