Monthly Archives: December 2010

Resolutions

Happy New Year, reader(s)! I hope 2010 was a good year for you; it certainly had its moments for me – some fun times with my family, a basement renovation, a bit of headway in my career and a couple … Continue reading

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Silent Night?

Silent Night is one of my favourite Christmas carols, but I often have to remind myself that it’s a bit of a crock. There’s no disputing that the Night was holy, but words like silent, calm, peace, tender and mild … Continue reading

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Exce$$mas

My least favourite Christmas carol used to be ‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,’ but now, it’s ‘You can’t say “Merry Christmas” anymore.’ There’s no melody to this song, as far as I know, but its refrain is … Continue reading

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Christmas Music, Part 2

I’m a big fan of good Christmas music, and I’m of the opinion that there’s a plethora of recordings that fall into this category. There’s a far bigger plethora that doesn’t, of course, so you have to be pretty choosy … Continue reading

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Christmas Music, Part 1

OK, we’re a couple of days into Advent, and it’s Dec. 1. Therefore, the Christmas Music Season has inarguably begun. Joy to the World! As some of you know, I’ve already been knee-deep in tinselly tunes for more than a … Continue reading

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