Christmas is for children of all ages
(Editorial ~ 12/24/09)
Here is the most famous newspaper editorial of all time, reprinted here because it fits the season. As children grow older and wiser, parents inevitably are faced with the question, "Is there a Santa Claus?" When Virginia O'Hanlon asked that question of her parents in 1897, they suggested she write the New York Sun for an answer. ...
A very Merry Christmas to you
(Column ~ 12/24/09)
Tonight is the night! Children of all ages, the wait is over. Christmas, glorious Christmas, is here once again. Time for families and loved ones to gather together and do something we do far too little of these days -- nothing. Yes, meals will be prepared. Yes, church will be attended. Yes, gifts will be exchanged. Yes, favorite stories and family myths and legends will be retold. Yes, favorite movies will be watched and stirring rounds of games of all kinds will be played...
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