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Winter Solstice

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  • 'A' backlash

     
    The display of the large A in Daley Plaza by the atheist group the Freedom From Religion Foundation isn't getting raves on the left. Here's Mary Elizabeth Williams in Salon: Faced with insistent religious imagery in the public sphere, atheist......
  • Cuzco, Peru's often overlooked treasures

    Cuzco, Peru's often overlooked treasures
    As many a Peruvian traveler can tell you, climbing Machu Picchu is easy, especially if you take one of those tourist buses that do most of the work. It's embracing Cuzco that can be hard. Cuzco (often spelled Cusco) usually is the Peruvian city you...
  • Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing

    Ancient structures built in southern Ohio by Indians are worth viewing
    CYNITHIANA, Ohio - Fort Hill State Memorial is a place with interesting options. It is home to some of the best hiking in the state, interesting geology and rare plants in a surprisingly wild corner of southwest Ohio. It is also home to ancient and...
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  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Nearly a million revelers crowded New York's Time Square to witness the traditional dazzling ball drop, fireworks lit up Australia's Sydney Harbor and communist Vietnam held a rare Western-style countdown to the new year as the world ushered in 2011....
  • This year, Redmoon's Winter Pageant is no parade

    This year, Redmoon's Winter Pageant is no parade
    According to my copy of Webster's Dictionary, the word "pageant" means "a spectacular exhibition" or a parade. And if you attach the word "winter," it would seem reasonable to expect some sort of seasonal celebration — something involving the...
  • Ask Tom why: What is the year's earliest sunset time for the Chicago area?

    Dear Tom, What is the year's earliest sunset time for the Chicago area? —Barbara Linskey, Mt. Prospect Dear Barbara, The city is currently in its period of earliest sunsets. According to calculations from the U.S. Naval Observatory, Chicago's...
  • On Faith: Zen and the art of living through the holiday season

    The holidays are filled with anticipation of happiness while enjoying family gatherings, parties, cookie baking, house decorating, music programs, travel, shopping and gifts. For those who have financial worries, relationship difficulties, grief, health...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.  MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...
  • Around Town: 'Twas the Night Before — well, you know

    ’Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the town Dr. Joe was kvetching* about Scrooge, wearing a frown. Edison had re-strung its lines with care, In hopes that the power soon would be there. The school board was nestled all snug in...
  • Small Wonders: Can you tolerate a 'Merry Christmas?'

    Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published Dec. 5, 2009. Let me say something that may deeply offend many of you —something so insidious...