Category Archives: Christmas

Rodalena Recipes: Apple Pie

It’s quiet now. We’ve eaten our way through a ridiculous amount of sugary fattening things we attempt to avoid religiously the rest of the year, and had a marvelous feast on top of that, which included homemade apple pie.   All … Continue reading

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Seeing Red: Starbucks, the Evangelical Fringe, and Ephesians 4:32

Marketing, which is essentially communicating a message effectively, is an ever-evolving artistic science, especially at this time of year. (Y’all noticing that “this time of year” seems to sneak up on us faster every year? Me too, but I don’t … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wish

Merry Christmas, dear readers. Continue reading

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Gush Gently

God help us all: Pinterest-y Christmases abound. Continue reading

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Gifts of Flowers and Music

Merry Christmas, dear friends. Continue reading

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Good for Nothing

This *might possibly be* my favorite Calvin & Hobbes strip. Continue reading

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Christmas Trees

…so like people, these trees… Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Today, whatever you do, sing. Continue reading

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Everyone Likes Cookies

Ana Pascal was right… Continue reading

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Ericisms-Christmas Edition

My youngest son, Eric is six. He says really funny stuff…
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