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Christmas at Fishermen’s Village, Punta Gorda, Florida

Developer Isaac Trabue had Punta Gorda platted in 1885 as a typical Florida town to serve winter visitors, agriculture and fishing at the mouth of the Peace River.  For a brief period until the railroad moved further south, it was … Continue reading

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We wish you a joyous holiday season!

Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa, Happy Holidays. Wherever you are and whatever your beliefs, may you, your family and friends find some of the ever-elusive peace on earth and goodwill toward men in the new year. A year ago … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel Memories:  Part 2, Around the World

This is the second trip down memory lane for Alie and I. In a 2011 post, I wrote about our custom to decorate our Christmas tree with souvenir ornaments: the ornaments bring back fond memories when we hang them on … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel Memories:  Part 1, the United States

  This post, I confess, is somewhat selfish.  It is more of a trip down memory lane for Alie and I than one of broad interest.  But perhaps you will enjoy the idea behind it, and readers from countries who … Continue reading

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Off-beat Christmas Decorations

Merry Christmas everyone! We both enjoyed looking at Christmas decorations before we met, and we have managed to do it together every year since we met. Now and then, hidden among all the “normal” lights and decorations, we find some … Continue reading

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