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Hanging Christmas Lights

A guide to hanging holiday lights

(NewsUSA) – Let there be lights! Christmas lights, that is. And if the timing of when some homeowners started hanging them this year is any measure – as early as mid-October – we’re really, really anxious for some holiday cheer. Most of you will opt for relatively understated displays. Others will try to outdo neighbors… Read More ›

Santa Calling

Yes, Olivia, there is a Santa,

and he’s Calling You (NewsUSA) – Think there’s almost a conspiracy out there to squelch your child’s belief in Santa Claus? Technology can help you fight back. For years the big guy in red has had to contend with aggressive pushback from the PC crowd who apparently wish he’d just pack up his sleigh and… Read More ›

Christmas Light

And yet…

Our lives are brightened and emboldened by the birth of Christ not because of who we are, but because of who he is. He was born in a stable, hardly a place to inspire wonder. And yet… we decorate with gold and silver, red and green. Why? Is it to signify the light that came… Read More ›

The Christmas Song

A Charlie Brown Christmas is a tradition in our house. It first aired in 1965 and has stood the test of time. ________

Syncing Christmas

Okay, this is silly, but really cute. Sure to make you smile… I hope   _______ Image: clipart.com

A bit of Andre Rieu

Sometimes it’s nice to just listen to beautiful music. Andre Rieu, one of my favorites. This was filmed several years ago and includes a medley of Christmas songs. ________ My December challenge continues, posting links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment, like… Read More ›

Jingle Bells

I HAD to do this one. It is Malayalam translation of a popular holiday song. According to Wikipedia, Malayalam  is a language spoken in India, predominantly in the state of Kerala. It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. This rendition of “Jingle Bells” is one more example that music has a language… Read More ›

Hallelujah Chorus

Flash mobs in malls are nothing new, but when I watch videos of them, they always make me smile. Enjoy… ________ My challenge for December is to post every day – among other posts – links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment,… Read More ›

Angels Among Us

My challenge for December is to post every day – among other posts – links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment, like and share. If you have a personal, or local story to share, e-mail fsharon@msn.com. I found this song by Alabama… Read More ›

Music to make you smile

My challenge for December is to post every day – among other posts – links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment, like and share. If you have a personal, or local story to share, e-mail fsharon@msn.com. Jose Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” is one… Read More ›

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