Monthly Archives: December 2017

Happy Holidays, and Size Does Count

We hope that no matter what you celebrate that the season has been kind to you. I think the Authors of Main Street took a few days off from posting this month.  The holidays sort of all come together in … Continue reading

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Another Year Coming to a Close

I’m hoping everyone had a fabulous Christmas! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time for family get-togethers, forgiveness and love. It’s a time of renewal, looking forward to a wonderful New Year. Now that Christmas is behind … Continue reading

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“Skammdegissfuggar” literally means: “Shadows of the short days.” It is an Icelandic word that, metaphorically means the darkness that can be cast into—or onto—the land as well as the Spirit in deep winter. I learned this on Twitter from author, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Ornament

Of all the ornaments on my Christmas tree, this little vintage 1970s Raggedy Ann and Andy pair is my favourite. The bodies are formed from some kind of foam, the faces are plastic, the clothes are fabric and the distinctive … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming…

We are made for festival and ritual, we human beings. We inherit traditions. We adapt them to our needs. We make up our own. Putting out grass for the reindeer on Christmas Eve is an innovation one year and by … Continue reading

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Christmas Miracles

Do you believe in Christmas Miracles? In the month of December, they happen every day on the Hallmark Channel, but how about in real life? Your life? I’ve experienced two. The first one happened during the Christmas season following my … Continue reading

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Family Holiday Traditions

It is that time of year again…holidays with the family! Time for all the remembered foods. Time for all the remembered traditions. But… Sometimes traditions have to change. People move away and it is harder to get together. Dinner that … Continue reading

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