Category Archives: Christmas

Things about Christmas

Open For Business at Company For Christmas.

If any of you lovely people would like to chat, you can drop by C4C and find me at the page: http://companyforchristmas.wordpress.com/john-e-windycitywonderer-here-i-think/ Or just look under active chats on the homepage of Company For Christmas. Hope everybody’s having a Merry, … Continue reading

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A Special Wish.

I wanted to put this particular post under it’s own title. While open to all, it is specifically directed at a small, but particularly beloved, group of my readers. Christmas Eve should be a time for family. Too often, however, … Continue reading

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A Pardon Overdue, and A Christmas Eve Wish.

Alan Turing has been granted a Royal pardon. That probably doesn’t mean much to you, but it should for three very big reasons. Alan Turing was a cryptologist, who worked at the famous Bletchley Park in England on breaking the … Continue reading

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An Assorted Soupcon of Sunday Miscellany.

Yeah, yeah, I know, I’ve been missing for a bit. That’s what happens when life (and the wife) gets a truckload of firewood dumped on ya a week before the weather decides to turn your basement into a swimming pool … Continue reading

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Late Breaking News.

I had intended this to be a witty and humourous post. It seems one of my original blogging buddies, Frank over at AFrankAngle, has reached that zenith (or nadir) of WordPress fame – Freshly Pressed! I planned to start the … Continue reading

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A No BS Post.

This goes out to everybody who posted about my birthday, to everyone who left me a message on those blogs, and to everybody who stopped by here over the last couple days, be you old friend or new. No fancy … Continue reading

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A Friday Quickie.

It has been brought to my attention that some of my loyal readers may be heading out of town, or otherwise unable to access my sterling prose. (Cough. 😉 ) Therefore, I thought I’d just post a quick note on … Continue reading

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Christmas Delayed 71 Years By War

An unintentional, but wonderful post. I learned this morning, watching the BBC News, that a trove of Christmas cards and letters from WW2 have been found on the Channel Island of Jersey, off the British coast. The island was occupied … Continue reading

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How the Spirit Of Christmas Stopped A War.

In my previous post, I mentioned how the plans of Americans for a quiet Christmas were interrupted by World War 2 (or a small portion thereof). This time, I want to tell you the story of how Christmas interrupted World … Continue reading

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