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Classic Covers: A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

“…the Yule log and Christmas candle were regularly burnt, and the mistletoe, with its white berries, hung up, to the imminent peril of all the pretty housemaids,” wrote Washington Irving (1783-1859). This Victorian couple under the mistletoe was on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post December 15, 1900. How many people have our cover artists caught under that infamous plant? ... More

Christmas Seals Turn 104!

Decorative seals for Christmas cards and packages helped “stamp” out tuberculosis. Now, the enduring tradition promotes research on other lung diseases, including the most lethal cancer in the U.S. ... More

Henry’s Christmas

She had no food to give her son. They couldn’t sleep in the car. The cold would come in the night as they clung to each other, and they would wait for death. ... More
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Dreaming of a GREEN Christmas

According to National Geographic News Online, if every family reused just two feet of holiday ribbon, the 38,000 miles of ribbon saved could tie a bow around the entire planet! The following tips suggest more ways of accomplishing an eco-friendly, green holiday. ... More
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