Tag Archives: Christmas Traditions

Christmas Cards

I thought about not sending Christmas cards this year, for the first time ever. What could I say about the past 12 months of my life that wouldn’t be horribly depressing or insincerely cheerful? But the thing is, I love … Continue reading

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The Raccoon in the Tree: A Christmas Story

One of my favorite Christmas memories is of the time that we had a raccoon stuck in the Christmas tree. We were visiting my grandparents in Massachusetts, and my uncle brought over a young raccoon. I was quite young myself, … Continue reading

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Cutting Our Christmas Tree

For the third year in a row, we cut our own Christmas tree at Day Star Farm in Leesburg. First we did the traditional finding of the Candy Cane Tree, and then we found the tree we would cut and … Continue reading

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