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Favorite Christmas Story…

Good old Garrison Keillor brought to mind my favorite Christmas story. Here it is:

“It was on this day in 1914 that the last known Christmas truce occurred, during World War I. German troops fighting in Belgium began decorating their trenches and singing Christmas carols. Their enemy, the British, soon joined in the caroling. The war was put on hold, and these soldiers greeted each other in “No Man’s Land,” exchanging gifts of whiskey and cigars. In many areas, the truce held until Christmas nigh


One response to “Favorite Christmas Story…

  1. Janet Hudgins January 2, 2011 at 11:13 am

    I like your use of the word “cluttered” for the way we sometimes feel during times of too much of everything.

    I have been using (mostly to myself the term “fragmented”) but I think I like “cluttered” best.



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