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Christmas ghost stories

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Halloween is over for another year and the ghost stories are put away. Or are they? There are many stories of ghosts-some benign, some not so benign-associated with Christmas. Here’s a starting point for you:

Ever since Charles Dickens published A Christmas Carol in 1843, ghosts have been part of the Christmas tradition – a different kind of Christmas spirit, so to speak. Many people, besides Ebenezer Scrooge, have encountered ghosts at the Christmas season. Some of those spirits, like the eerie Ghost of Christmas Future, are dark and foreboding, while others, like angels, seem to embody the joy and hopefulness of the holiday. Light a yuletide candle and consider these true stories.

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November 2, 2009 Posted by | ghost | | Comments Off on Christmas ghost stories

Christmas Decorating idea (Thanks, Katherine)

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Anonymous Santa

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A “secret Santa” left hundreds of presents outside a church in Sterling Virginia Sunday morning, including the hope that the gifts would bring Christmas joy to children in this difficult economic time.

Rev. Wayne Snead found the pile of toys when he arrived Sunday morning, along with a note saying that the toys should go to less-fortunate children in these rough economic times.

via MyFox Washington DC

December 15, 2008 Posted by | hero, Holidays | , , | Comments Off on Anonymous Santa