November / December 2011

November / December 2011
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Need an excuse for a Christmas party? How about a “traditional” excuse. If this year’s party is already planned, add this old tradition to it. Burning a Yule log is probably the oldest Christmas tradition there is. It started even before the first Christmas. Celebrating Yule means no work as long as the special log burns. It does require gathering family, friends and neighbors for songs and stories, dances and romances, feasts and fun.

November / December 2011
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Back in summer of 2011, Sarah was 10 years old and living in a place called Prattsville. If you look up the word ‘country’ in the dictionary you d find a picture of it there with land as open as its people, a place where small town folks weren t always rich in money, but in the ways that mattered.

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