A Traditional Christmas Care Package for Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020

Poetry: Christmas Eve: My Mother Dressing by Too DerricotteMy mother was not impressed with her beauty;once a year she put it on like a costume,plaited her black hair, slick as cornsilk, down past her hips,Read More Song In My Head: Spirit of Christmas by Ray Charles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfLmpKTqugM Art: J. Latham’s Christmas Eve Photo credit: pixels.com …

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A Traditional Christmas Care Package for Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

Poetry: Carol by Ishion HutchinsonOaks or chestnuts, what here                draws brass linen, wakes me, overcast,                with the polished sprigs of mygrandmother’s               lamp, holding the plumed shade onceRead More Song In My Head: Christmas Waltz …

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A Traditional Christmas Care Package for Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020

Poetry: Wartime Christmas by Joyce KilmerLed by a star, a golden star,The youngest star, an olden star,Here the kings and shepherds are,Akneeling on the ground.Read More Song In My Head: Jingle Bells by Sugar and the Hi-Lows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNAkrkfUxpY Art: Norman Rockwell’s Christmas Trio Photo credit: nrm.org Quote: “Christmas is not a time nor a season, …

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A Traditional Christmas Care Package for Monday, Dec. 21, 2020

Poetry: Old Santeclaus by Clement Clarke MooreOld Santeclaus with much delightHis reindeer drives this frosty night,O’er chimney-tops, and tracks of snow,To bring his yearly gifts to you.Read More Song In My Head: Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) by U2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmZBC92pgrE Art: George Inness’s Christmas Eve Photo credit: georgeinness.org Quote: “I sometimes think we expect too …

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