Tuesday, December 7, 2021
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FRAZEYSBURG, Ohio -- American troops stationed throughout the world will celebrate the holidays with an Ohio-grown tree thanks to Operation Evergreen, an annual event...

Years ago, a little girl by the name of Virginia, posed a rather simplistic question that has lived on far beyond anyone's expectations. Perhaps...

Every December I get requests to reprint my version of 'Twas the Night before Christmas I first published in 1988. Merry Christmas everyone!

Our readers showed their poetic prowess this season by sending in more than 70 submissions for our Holiday Haiku contest. We even ended up in classrooms!

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Don't believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher.

I had no idea people harbored such hate for Christmas music. Show me someone who thrills to Silent Night and I'll show you six more who swear they will poke out their own eardrums with a drum stick if they have to hear The Little Drummer Boy one more time.

Last December I saved a column from the Boston Globe titled "Merry Retro Christmas" and saved it because I thought it said everything about nostalgia and memories.

In the 17 years of the Operation Evergreen program, as many as 3,000 trees have been donated to the military.

(Note: This column first appeared in Farm and Dairy 16 years ago. I offer it here again this year, because its message never dims....