Category Archives: holiday events

Christmas in the north Georgia Mountains

Where:  Amicalola Falls State Park Lodge, Georgia                   Heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest                   90 minutes from downtown Atlanta When:  December 24-26, 2012 Why:  Home away from home getaway What:  720-foot tall Amicalola Falls is the highest cascading waterfall … Continue reading

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Reel to Reel Life

Recently, I’ve been anchored to my chair and consumed—fanatical—about transferring VHS video tapes to Windows Media Player files, or at least a format compatible with most computers.   It’s a small piece of my unquenchable quest to de-clutter our home while … Continue reading

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Andersonville National Historic Site…remembering

Letter from Fitzgerald, Georgia (May 31, 1919) Golden New Era Golden, Illinois June 12, 1919   Dear Editor: I thought the readers of the Golden New Era might enjoy a few items from the Southland. As yesterday was Decoration Day , … Continue reading

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Miracle of Children

Golden New Era Golden, Illinois June 12, 1919   Mother’s Day 1919 was celebrated on May 11…almost 94 years ago.  When I read the 1919 Golden New Era article below, I knew it must be shared.  As a mother of … Continue reading

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Christ is Risen!

Mark 16:1-6  “And looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away, although it was extremely large.  And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting at the right, wearing a white robe; and they were amazed. … Continue reading

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Die Weihnachtskrippe (Christmas Nativity Scene) Algona, Iowa

Little did I realize the impact a recent email request would have on my life. Asking several close friends living near the North Sea area of Germany for Weihnachtskrippe (Christmas nativity scene) photographs, I received the beautiful story of love … Continue reading

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Die Weihnachtskrippe (Christmas Nativity Scene)

History of the Nativity Scene by Robert A. Selig Transcribed from November 2008 Ostfriesen “NeuesBlatt”  (newspaper) Ostfriesen Heritage Society, Grundy Center, Iowa Asked about the mental picture that comes to mind when they think about Christmas, most Christians the world … Continue reading

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Hometown Christmas, part 3

Winter Wonderland Fantasy Adults and children alike pretend to hear the sound of crunching snow beneath their feet or feel the icy crystals against a rosy cheek.  Many Dream of a White Christmas, scooting children along glittering tree-lined paths or … Continue reading

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Hometown Christmas, part 2

Enjoy a bit of hometown Christmas spirit with me.  Through a series of last year’s December activities, residents of northeast Mississippi came alive. Daily Corinthian headlines read: Corinth Symphony Shares Gift of Music Church Volunteers Bring Christmas Alive Corinth Holiday Tradition Returns … Continue reading

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