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New Year's Day

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  • Engagement season: Is that romance in the air - or pumpkin spice?

    Fall is a season of seasons. Football season, harvest season and pumpkin-spice deodorant season. This also is the season for pumpkin-spice lattes, pumpkin-spice shoelaces and everybody's annual favorite, pumpkin-spice toilet paper.
  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal. Offal. Sometimes called pluck. It's the innards:...

    More than 100 couples renew vows in Allentown church

    More than 100 couples renew vows in Allentown church
    They've lived through new love, the honeymoon phase, babies and other deliriously happy times. But, as Allentown Bishop John O. Barres pointed out, the 130 couples who gathered Sunday for the diocese's annual Anniversary Mass also have seen, "hurricanes...

    'Sorry' is not enough

    'Sorry' is not enough
    Christianity and Judaism have many customs and symbolism in common. Naturally, as the aphorism states, the child does not stray far from the mother. We both take vows to repair our character. But in one area we grossly diverge; the proclamation of the New...

    Travel letters: Try a new holiday tradition: staying home

    Stay home for the holidays Regarding "It Might Be Too Late to Land Holiday Deal" by Catharine Hamm, Oct. 12: What amazes me about articles like this is, why does everyone have to go home every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas and maybe New Year's...