Monthly Archives: December 2010

Celestial Christmas Ball

No doubt, the goddess of snow, Chione, daughter of the North Wind, was shrouding the dark evening sky whose neck was adorned with clustered sparkling jewels with a ruby in the center. I’ve read that these diamonds linger delicately between … Continue reading

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Spreading Butter, Jam, and Cookie Cheer (recipe for Norah’s Dancin’ Scones included)

John B. Keane, the prolific Irish writer of plays and novels (now deceased), wrote a short story, ‘Spreading Joy and Jam at Christmas,’ that is from his collection titled, ‘Irish Stories For Christmas.’ One man tells the story of how … Continue reading

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