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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Can you believe this happened 30 years ago?

    Can you believe this happened 30 years ago?
    Time sure does fly. As the holiday season quickly approaches, holiday traditions will soon resurface for another year. One staple for many people during the holidays is watching their favorite movies with their family. Films like 'Miracle on 34th...
  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
  • Florida's resorts light up for the winter holidays

    Florida's resorts light up for the winter holidays
    Oh, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Florida resorts -- what with decorations including twinkling lights, towering trees, gingerbread houses, garlands and poinsettias, as well as holiday themed entertainment including an icy attraction,...
  • Bethlehem woman, 88, recalls Christmas traditions

    Bethlehem woman, 88, recalls Christmas traditions
    I received the Christmas reminiscence below last year from Julia Romanchak, 88, of Bethlehem. I think it's wonderful, but a series of misadventures — all my fault — kept it from being published. I wanted to run it before this holiday...
  • Florida travel calendar for December

    Florida travel calendar for December
    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. Featured destination: Key West Nov. 27 - Dec. 31: Key West 'Bright' Before Christmans. Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance...
  • Taking the Kids -- and escaping the holiday craziness

    Taking the Kids -- and escaping the holiday craziness
    It is two days before Christmas and we couldn't be farther from a mall or a computer feverishly buying last-minute gifts. I'm not wrapping, cooking or hosting a crowd of out-of-town guests either. Instead, my husband and I, our 21-year-old daughter,...
  • Bring on the holiday decorations in the office!

    Q: We work in the health services office of a large university with a very diverse student population. For fear of offending others, some administrators want to institute a policy that would forbid us from putting up Christmas decorations, including...
  • Greg Schwem: Real men don't wrap Christmas gifts

    I chopped down the tree. I scaled the ladder, balancing precariously on one foot so those innermost, hard to reach branches would sparkle with light. I endured the physical ardors of hauling boxes of decorations from the basement, knowing full well that...
  • Greg Schwem: Lessons from a reformed cybershopper

    As the holiday gift-buying clock winds down and all you cybershoppers sit smugly at your computers, bragging to anybody who will listen how easy it was to shop online, allow me to taint your eggnog. You have no idea how much time you wasted -- time you...
  • Where to see Santa

    Where to see Santa
    Chicago Breakfast with Tomten Eat pancakes with Tomten (Swedish for Santa) at this popular annual event. Don’t forget a camera to snap a pic of your kids with the man of the hour. Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St. (773-728-8111, samac....
  • Teen son says he's an atheist

    Teen son says he's an atheist
     Your teen just declared himself atheist. You want him to celebrate the holidays. Help! Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors There's nothing to prevent a non-Christian from celebrating the Christmas holidays. I have Jewish friends...