Tag Archives: Christmas

Season’s Readings: 2018 Edition

One thing I’m trying to do a little more of as I get older is to establish some set “reading patterns” for different parts of the year.  Holidays are often geared that way, of course.  Then you work in classics … Continue reading

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Calvin’s Christmas Present

For the sentimental side of the day that we celebrate the birth of Jesus, a classic Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson. (image from gocomics.com)

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Forever Father Christmas

Finished most of my “ship to home” shopping this afternoon.  A few years ago I decided it was much easier to mail the chocolate mac-nuts, coffees, and calendars home instead of packing it all in the suitcase and then trudging … Continue reading

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Behold the Lamb, the King of Kings

IT HASN’T FELT MUCH LIKE CHRISTMAS this year. That’s no complaint.  It’s hopefully a healthy thing.  I got most of my shopping done early.  I haven’t been to many Christmas-y events: mainly just the Honolulu City Lights.  I haven’t given … Continue reading

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The Doctor Versus Calvin’s Snowmen?

ONE OF THE NICE ADDITIONS to my Christmas traditions has been the annual Doctor Who Christmas Special.  These “one-off” episodes are something of a long-standing thing in Britain (a few series over there get them), and the folks at BBC … Continue reading

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