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A New Christmas Carol

Every Day Is Christmas This new TV movie is inspired by the Charles Dickens classic,  A Christmas Carol. A shrewd money manager Alexis Taylor (Toni Braxton) gets the holiday visit of a lifetime. A self-proclaimed workaholic who “humbugs” love, Alexis ends … Continue reading

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Close the Loop: Save the World

Timeless: The Miracle of Christmas I’ve held off writing about this show until now. Last night’s series finale closed the time loop which has been open for a very short couple of seasons. Did it satisfy me? Mostly. A Love … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Mental Health Issues

Christmas Time is Here Again It’s less than a week until the big day: it’s a focus for most everyone in the western hemisphere. But is it jolly, happy or bright? Not necessarily. If anything, Christmas reminds us of family … Continue reading

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It Must Be the Christmas Season

Die Hard (1988) With so many Hallmark Christmas movies on television at the present, it makes a refreshing change to go back to this one from the late 80’s. Sappy, it is not. Spicy, maybe. But mostly fruity, with the … Continue reading

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The Snowman and the Star

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All the Hallmarks of Christmas

Hallmark Christmas Movies It’s only November, the day before Remembrance Day, and I’ve seen my first Christmas movie already. A Joyous Christmas was on the W Network last night. It did not star Candace Cameron Bure (pictured above), but it … Continue reading

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Christmas 1973

    The last time my son Derek and I woke up to Santa’s presents in the same house. The following year, we moved to a trailer park, and the year after that, I moved to BC.  

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Did Dickens “Invent” Christmas?

  The Man Who Invented Christmas Three of us went to see this movie last night. It definitely helped to be familiar with the story “A Christmas Carol” as the seeds of it are literally scattered throughout the film. The … Continue reading

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Santa: a Myth … or More?

  Jolly Old Saint Nick It should come as no surprise to anyone with ‘eyes to see’ and ‘ears to hear’ that the concept of Father Christmas is a secular attempt to deflect attention away from the Christian celebration of … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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