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The Twelfth Blog of Christmas: Martin Crosbie

By Martin Crosbie Last year on the night after Christmas, even though it had been an exceptionally busy day, I drove a car-load of family members around the streets of our town. For two and a half hours we drove … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Blog of Christmas: Cate Pedersen

My Christmas Mystery Man By Cate Pedersen There is certain magic I experience right at midnight on Christmas Eve. The entire world seems to pause and the air is different somehow. I relax completely, despite the recent whirlwind of activity … Continue reading

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The Tenth Blog of Christmas: Jordan Buchanan

Happy holidays to all and a huge thank you to Martin Crosbie for inviting me to be part of the 12 Blogs of Christmas. It’s quite an honor for me, a fledgling author, to be included in such accomplished company, … Continue reading

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The Ninth Blog of Christmas: Heather Haley

First Came Mary By Heather Haley Before hate. In spite of war. A few years back I was fortunate to visit the Yucatan, now referred to as the Mayan Riviera. An anthropology buff, I was thrilled to tour the ruins … Continue reading

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Eighth Blog of Christmas: How Mrs. Claus Got Her Groove Back

How Mrs. Claus Got Her Groove Back Emma Claus looked from the crackling log in the fireplace to the cheerful cards on the mantel and the string of twinkling lights she’d woven among them. But the yuletide trappings still left … Continue reading

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Seventh Blog of Christmas: Jennifer Ellis

By  Jennifer Ellis I’m once again participating in the 12 Blogs of Christmas with eleven other writers, organized by Martin Crosbie. As part of the event, we are to write about—not surprisingly—Christmas. Many of the other eleven bloggers have written … Continue reading

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Sixth Blog of Christmas: The Place for Humbug During the Holiday Season

Bah, humbug! There, I said it. I know. It’s the Christmas season. Everything is warm and fuzzy like in greeting cards, sappy viral videos and TV movies. Only, it’s not all warm and fuzzy all the time, because greeting cards … Continue reading

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Fifth Blog of Christmas: A Cold Canadian Christmas

By Gordon Long My transportation for the Christmas of 1967 was Dad’s 1958 Mercury pickup. It was one of the first “full box” pickups, instead of the old “step sides,” and I thought it was pretty classy. Think of the … Continue reading

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Fourth Blog of Christmas: Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus By Virginia Gray I wasn’t always so sure. Don’t get me wrong, I wanted to believe—very badly, in fact. I also wanted to believe in the stories I read. I wanted to know … Continue reading

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Third Blog of Christmas: Fire in the Snow

Fire in the Snow by Keith R. Baker The big man’s boot carefully kicked aside a remaining hunk of what appeared to be a roof rafter.  Burnt nearly to ash, it had almost no weight to it.  Still, it was … Continue reading

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