Category Archives: Christmas

Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol

When I was a little girl, I watched a cartoon show called Mr. Magoo, about a little old curmudgeon who was near-sighted and hard of hearing, which caused him to get into all sorts of trouble, of which he was blissfully unaware. … Continue reading

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A Scripture Verse for Christmas

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Tangles for Christmas by ARHuelsenbeck

This article first appeared on ARHtistic License last December. For the last month, I’ve been zentangling Christmas themes. The Facebook Zentangle group I’m a member of, Tangle All Around, spent two weeks designing wreaths. Here’s one I made using the pattern Twistee: This … Continue reading

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The RIGHT Way to Serve Cranberry Sauce

A few years ago, I read an article that upset me greatly. In fact, I saved this link so that I could respond to the article when the time was right. I know cranberry sauce is considered a Thanksgiving food, to go … Continue reading

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Handbells for Christmas

I love handbells. I play in a handbell choir at my church. Here we are playing Advent Carol on December 1, 2019. (If you listen carefully, you may hear O Come, O Come Immanuel and a snippet of Let All … Continue reading

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Video of the Day: Being Clara

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Tchaikovsky and The Nutcracker

Poor Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Following the huge success of The Sleeping Beauty ballet in 1890, the Tsar wanted another hit from Tchaikovsky and choreographer Marius Petipa. Petipa took charge of the storyline of the ballet and created two scenes based on the … Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle

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Seasons of Christmas…by ARHuelsenbeck

This article first appeared on ARHtistic License. When I compare Christmases past to Christmas present (the time frame, not the gift), I’m struck that as we pass through the seasons of life, we experience Christmas differently. The Elementary Years When … Continue reading

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What the Angels Said

  What the Angels Said I bring you good tidings of great joy. Today in the town of David A savior is born to you. Find the babe wrapped in cloths: This will be your sign. Glory to God! Peace … Continue reading

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