Tag Archives: Christmas

Sunday #52: December 23, 2012 – December Gifts

The weeks before Christmas are always busy. Last minute preparations and shopping take up energy and time. In December, people tend to get obsessed with gifts: who to buy gifts for, what to buy, how much to spend. We focus … Continue reading

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Sunday #37: September 9, 2012 – Why I Hate Labour Day

It’s September. Summer’s over. School’s back in. Fall isn’t technically here yet, but I can feel it coming. When I was a child, Labour Day was always a sad day. It indicated the changeover between the lovely, sunny days of … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Christmas Things

I admit it; I’m a little late with this post. I’ve been so busy enjoying my favourite things about Christmas that I didn’t have time to write about them. Since the new year isn’t here yet, though, I think I … Continue reading

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Snow Job

Have you ever heard the argument that religion was created by people trying to convince themselves (or others) that life has a higher purpose and that there is an afterlife that’s better than our present life on Earth, so we need to … Continue reading

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Let it rain! Let it rain! Let it rain!

So here we are, three days before Christmas in Edmonton and all is merry and bright—or is it? To hear some people talk—or vent in the Edmonton Journal—it just isn’t Christmas without snow. These people moan that there’s no snow, … Continue reading

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