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Roses in December!

Today, on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we honor the faith of Juan Diego, a native Indian in the 16th century who encountered a vision of Mary dressed in native attire on a hill near his village in … Continue reading

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (& WOMEN!)

Advent is special time to groove to our favorite Christmas carols, but here’s a confession: favorite Christmas compilations sneak into my playlists all year around (Christmas bells ringing in July?) My brother sometimes looks at me askance, but last month … Continue reading

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No Room in the Inn ? ?

This morning while listening to The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Talking Christmas compilation, the lyrics to their song “No Room in the Inn” jumped me.  When Joseph brought Mary to Bethlehem, there was ‘no room in the Inn, only a … Continue reading

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Bleak Mid Winters?

This post-a-day Advent gig is getting a little harried, so today let’s mind-munch another carol.  While listening to Annie Lennox Christmas Cornucopia”  (that sees playlist action all year around : ) the words to In the Bleak Midwinter zapped me … Continue reading

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Rejoice, Rejoice!!

Yesterday Mama & I were blessed to hear the Williamsburg Community Chapel concert (the Chapel graciously video-fed it into Papa’s computer so Mama could watch it on his very big screen.)  From start to finish, what glorious, glorious music!  Papa … Continue reading

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Roses in Advent….

How could i start this Advent blogging adventure without somehow working  in a Rose? From my early 20’s every year i designed my own Christmas cards (now UNICEF ones do nicely given those ‘getting older’ time constraints)… but stumbling upon … Continue reading

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