. . . or, at least, close enough for some holiday links.
Listen to Dylan Thomas read "A Child's Christmas in Wales. "(Salon)
The not so comfortable aspects of Christmas: putting Herod back into Christmas. (Sojo.Net)
The encyclopedic Christmas. (Wikipedia)
December celebrations from ancient times. (Religious Tolerance)
Pilgrims outlaw Christmas! (Chesebro' Genealogy)
When did we start celebrating what when: Christmas in the U.S., 1700-1900s. (UMKC)
Help the needy. Give livestock for Christmas. (Heifer.org)
Sherman Alexie cancels book tour for memoir about his mother.
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