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Merry/Happy Christmas!
« on: December 24, 2016, 07:34:35 pm »
It's still Christmas Eve in my time zone, but it's already Christmas Day in Europe, so Happy/Merry Christmas!
"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2016, 07:46:40 pm »
Happy Christmas all..
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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2016, 09:32:20 pm »
Merry/Happy Christmas to all!
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggity beasties and things that go bump in the night...good Lord deliver us!

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2016, 12:50:48 am »
Merry Christmas
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
    let those who hate him flee before him.
As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
    as wax melts before the fire,
    let the wicked perish before God.
(Psalm 68 vv1-2)

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2016, 06:58:58 pm »
Merry Christmas! 

Was up quite late after having sung for Midnight Mass, so I slept in.  Had our traiditional Christmas breakfast of filet mignion with mushrooms and champaigne.  I then listened to Handel's "Messiah" and Berlioz' "L'Enfance du Christ". 

Did a turkey breast in the pressure cooker, which makes good gravy, so I did pureed cauliflower (the diabetic-friendly substitute for mashed potatoes) and watched the Patrick Stewart "Christmas Carol".  Later, I'll read the JRRT "Father Christmas Letters." 

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2016, 09:25:00 pm »
Merry Christmas Everyone!

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2017, 10:24:51 am »
A very Merry Christmas to everyone here on this side of the pond. and
A very Happy Christmas to those on the far side of the pond.

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2017, 10:26:49 am »
Merry/Happy Christmas, everyone!



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"If having a soul means being able to feel love, loyalty, and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."

James Herriot (James Alfred "Alfie" Wight), when a human client asked him if animals have souls.  (I don't remember in which book the story originally appeared.)

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2017, 08:04:55 pm »
It is still Christmas  Day on the east ciast. I hope everyone  has had a happy day with friends and family and will enjoy boxing day tomorrow  on the other side of the pond.
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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2017, 09:45:43 pm »
Merry Christmas, y'all!
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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #10 on: December 25, 2017, 10:08:03 pm »
Merry/Happy Christmas to all!
From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggity beasties and things that go bump in the night...good Lord deliver us!

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2017, 12:55:02 am »
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night. My Christmas was good, if exhausting since I hosted our Christmas Eve Ham Yam Jam and Clam Thank You Ma'am Christmas Eve supper at my place. Lots of family merriment and good food. It was a book Christmas, with everyone giving and receiving many books.

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #12 on: December 26, 2017, 02:35:17 am »
Books are always a staple of  Christmas giving in our family too. But strict protocols have to be in place. No reading until we have dined, watched the Queen's Speech and gone for a walk. And no one may read another's book until the recipient has finished it.
Let God rise up, let his enemies be scattered;
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As smoke is driven away, so drive them away;
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(Psalm 68 vv1-2)

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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2017, 09:07:50 am »
I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas, whether Merry or Happy, and will also have a happy and fortuitous New Year!
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Re: Merry/Happy Christmas!
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2017, 10:40:33 pm »
Hope everyone had a happy and holy Christmas!

 

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