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Ordinary World: Christmas Hangover

Your Ordinary World: Christmas Hangover edition, with links to stories you should catch up on now that the daily grind replaces merry & bright. Read, share, and discuss.

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Linky Friday: Merry and Bright

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you stories and links from around the world and across the web. This week, Merry and Bright with music and reading all about the holidays.


Consumable Holiday Presents

The quintessential first world problem – what holiday gifts can we give that won’t simply get thrown onto the heap?


Nicholas Was…

An animation of a (n extremely) short Christmas story by Neil Gaiman.


History of the song

Kevin White expands on one of my favorite Christmas songs:


O Come, O Come Emmanuel

I’m hard pressed to pick a favorite Christmas song, but O Come, O Come, Emmanuel is way up there. A close second is Silent Night, which my three-year-old calls Silent Goodnight and sings along...


A thought, a farewell, and a song.

“Christmas is hard for everyone. But it’s particularly hard for people who actually believe in it. . . . In a sense, of course, there’s no better time to be a Christian than the...

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