Tag Archives: traditions

Spring Traditions

This post by Gayle M. Irwin During the next few days, several special happenings occur, especially for those of the Christian faith. Today is Maundy Thursday, observance of the last Passover meal Jesus shared with his disciples. Tomorrow is Good … Continue reading

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Desire in Christmas Reflections and Writing

 by Travis Richardson I grew up in a hyper-religious family, but we celebrated Christmas as a secular holiday. No stars, no angels, no managers. Since Jesus’ exact birth date could not be confirmed, we stripped religion from the  celebration. Just … Continue reading

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Bye, bye Ne’erday!

This post is by Nancy Jardine Happy 3rd January! Hogmanay and Ne’erday are now past and gone but the convivial greetings for the year to come will continue to be exchanged in my part of the world for a number … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween – Then and Now by Erin Farwell

As a kid, I loved all things spooky so Halloween was a favorite holiday. I grew up on a farm in Michigan so by necessity, our costumes had to look good over or under something very warm or incorporate a … Continue reading

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A Misunderstood Culture

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction As most of you know my Inzared series is about a Gypsy Circus set in the mid-1800’s in America. I thought you might like to know a little about this often-misunderstood culture. … Continue reading

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Waiting for Midnight

This post by Jennifer Flaten I can’t believe that by this time next week we will already be two days into the New Year. I feel like this year has flew by, although if you asked my kids I am … Continue reading

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Keep it Traditional

This post by Jennifer Flaten Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone is with their loved ones sharing a great meal. Family traditions and recipes are an integral part of Thanksgiving. Now, I would love to say I use some super-secret, handed … Continue reading

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