Tag Archives: Christmas in the North

Amazing Grace and The Christmas China

When my mom was a child, growing up in Fernie, a small mining town in Southern BC, her family was poor.  My mom and her sisters each had only an unimaginable one skirt to wear to school.  (Skirts were required … Continue reading

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My Traditional Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

My folks, rather bravely I think, came up from their home in the the Florida of Canada, the Okanagan Valley, for the holidays.  I’ve been so very excited to see them and they arrived today.  My mom did send a … Continue reading

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