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Christmas

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.” – Garrison Keillor, Leaving Home – Colored lights blink on and off, racing across the green boughs. Their reflections dance across exquisite glass globes and splinter into shards against tinsel thread and garlands of metallic filaments that disappear underneath the other ornaments and finery. – Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration – He sprung to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, And away they all flew, like the down of a thistle: – Clement Clarke Moore, A Visit from St. Nicholas, 1823 – How about we agree to leave Santa (and Frosty and all storybook characters) to the kids so the grown-ups can deal with real world issues, like adults? – Stephen Ewart, Calgary Herald, November 29, 2011 – I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – In the old …