Have another Very Harry Christmas

Welcome to Christmas time at Hogwarts Castle.  Harry Potter's first Christmas at Hogwarts was perhaps his first, real Christmas of his life.  He had been mistreated by his only living relatives most of the time, and had no idea of what Christmas was all about. [Editorial comment: There is no mention of anything really religious …

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Santa Claus-an Essential Worker

Just recently, the Irish Parliament and the Foreign Minister, Simon Coveney, issued a declaration that Santa Claus will be classified as an “Essential Worker”, and allowed to travel freely. Now, what is wrong with this declaration? Only everything. Does Santa Claus check with the government of every country on Christmas Eve to make sure that …

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Have a Very Harry Christmas!

It occurred to me recently that my Christmas posts have been very heavily Peanuts.  I love A Charlie Brown Christmas, but I also love Harry Potter.  I was enchanted by my first taste of Harry and his Wizarding World, when I saw the first movie in 2001, and have been an avid fan ever since. …

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Photo Challenge..Prolific Singers and Musicians

Every year on the day after Christmas, the University Unitarian Church in Seattle puts on a full-length Handel's Messiah Sing-along/Play-along.  They do the full Messiah, all the arias, all the choruses, and all the recitatives; not a note is left out.  Everyone sings everything that is within his or her vocal range-no soloists.  You may …

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White Christmas at the RushBabe Abode

Much to my surprise and delight, when I awoke this mid-morning (off work, so slept really late), it was snowing, hard.  Big flakes were falling, making our back yard  white and fluffy. Shortly after this, I hung our brand new bird feeder, and filled the suet feeder.  I hope the birds come back (we took …

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And Now For Something Entirely Different…Try Tiffany for Christmas this year

RushBabe49 is a Tiffany shareholder, and a Tiffany shopper, even with a moderate income.  It sometimes amazes me that there are people who feel intimidated, and won't enter a Tiffany store because they have to walk past the armed security guards at the door. They have been opening stores in areas of the country that …

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And Now For Something Entirely Different…Try Tiffany for Christmas this year

RushBabe49 is a Tiffany shareholder, and a Tiffany shopper, even with a moderate income. (Tiffany stock was up 8% today!) It sometimes amazes me that there are people who feel intimidated, and won't enter a Tiffany store because they have to walk past the armed security guards at the door. They have been opening stores …

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