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Last word on an early Christmas, Nov. 9

Last word on an early Christmas, Nov. 9


I am looking for a Santa sleigh to use at a Christmas event on Dec. 5. Anyone have a sleigh they would like to rent or even a sleigh prop we could fit in to take pictures?  Please call me at 757-564-1166.  

Halloween is hardly over, and now the greed of retail salespeople is trying to cram Christmas down our throats until we gag. I think we should rebel and take Christmas back to the meaning of charity that it used to have.

Family history

I was watching the Civil War by Ken Burns last night — my great grandfather fought under A.P. Hill out of the Shenandoah Valley. My family’s been in the Shenandoah Valley since 1721. Don’t have an...