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Waiting For Saint Nicholas

By MARCIA LANE Does Santa exist? Of course he does. Haven’t you seen Miracle on 34th Street – preferably the Edmund Gwenn-Maureen O’Hara- John Payne version? But even before the 1947 movie there was a fellow named Nicholas, Saint Nicholas. [Read More]

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Poinsettias Part Of Our Christmas

By MARCIA LANE Poinsettias originated in Mexico, but they’ve become a standard part of Christmas in the United States. While bright red is probably the most familiar color, the plants come in other shades including pink, white, burgundy, marbled [Read More]

December 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

Days of December Advent Calendar

Each day of December has special memories, meanings and traditions. Once a day we’ll be adding to our calendar of days. We’re starting off with an Advent calendar. Advent comes from the Latin word meaning “coming” and the calendars are used [Read More]

December 1, 2016 // 0 Comments