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Advent in a German Village

  Advent in Germany A time of hope, anticipation. Crisp air outdoors. Candles, lights, wreaths abound. Advent calendars to count down. Small surprises, sweets behind the tiny doors. Shouts of glee at the prizes in little hands. Smells of fir … Continue reading

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A Magical Time of Year

‘Tis a magical time of year when Advent arrives along with sights, sounds and warm, spicy smells. It never grows old as we watch the faces of young children eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa. Letters and cards written. Stockings … Continue reading

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