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Archives of history and ministry

The Library of Congress, like all good library set-ups, wants to preserve as much history as it can and they have a place called the American Folklife Center where they store it all, from film to photos to letters, to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, everyone

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When you were a kid, what did you want for Christmas?

I had this huge stegosaurus stuffed toy in mind. It was in the Sears Christmas Wish Book and oh did I drool over that thing. To this day, I have no idea where I would have put it if the … Continue reading

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Why is “Twelfth of Never” sung at Christmas?

I can’t figure out why it’s on a Christmas cassette I’ve had in my posession ever since I was a kid. Beautiful song, though. The cassette also had “The Bells of St. Mary’s” on it, which did make some sense, … Continue reading

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Another holiday song delight

I think you can tell a lot about a person by the music they like. I found this tune last Christmas, I think, but a peppier upbeat jazzy version by Joe Williams that I suggest people hunt for. This version … Continue reading

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Another Christmas song to sing over

I love this one. I’m glad to see YouTube’s got it. “There’s a Santa Who Looks A Lot Like Elvis” by Bob Rivers.

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Santa and his reindeer deliver early

You wanna know what he got me? Another article by Brad Stine! Oh, thanks Santa. It’s just what I’ve always wanted. I realize the guy thinks he’s god’s gift to comedy (New York Magazine nearly says so) but still. I … Continue reading

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“Christmas music makes me gag!”

Too bad the person who posted this song didn’t actually make a video to go along with it but since it’s free, do I have any real right to gripe? Likely not. I never cared to watch Ren and Stimpy … Continue reading

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What do Jolly Old St. Nicholas and Santa have in common?

This is week three of my look at Christmas carols and what would Christmas be without Santa? So, how did Santa come to be? How many different versions of Santa belief are there? It all started with Saint Nick. Jolly … Continue reading

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I’m Pickled green (think: “tickled pink”)

This was very amusing. (H/T Ray Whitting)

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