Quote of the Day – December 30, 2019

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“I believe I derive as much pleasure from the sight of books and having them around me as I do from reading them. What is a home without books?”

-“By a Lady” by Lona Manning from Yuletide: A Jane Austen-inspired Collection Of Stories by Christina Boyd

Quote of the Day – December 15, 2019

20893319“More than once had she expressed a wish to see old Christmas again in the old house among the old faces. But her husband had always pleaded a certain weakness about his throat and chest as a reason for remaining among the delights of Pau.”
― Anthony Trollope, Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories

Quote of the Day – December 13, 2019

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“I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!”
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Quote of the Day – December 12. 2019

1370300“Santa Claus has nothing to do with it,” the latke said. “Christmas and Hanukah are completely different things.”

“But different things can often blend together,” said the pine tree. “Let me tell you a funny story about pagan rituals.”
― Lemony Snicket, The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story