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Current edition of 12/22/14

On This Day, December 22 …

1949 - Robin Gibb, Douglas Isle of Man, rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), (d. 2012)

Weekly Quotes

And all the bells on earth shall ring,
On Christmas Day, on Christmas Day,
Then let us all rejoice amain!
On Christmas Day in the morning. -Traditional Carol, "I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In"

As long as there's Christmas, I truly believe
That hope is the greatest of the gifts we'll receive. -Don Black, "As Long as There's Christmas"

As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is. -Eric Sevareid

At Christmas, all roads lead home. -Marjorie Holmes

At Christmas I no more desire a rose,
Than wish a snow in May's new-fangled shows;
But like of each thing that in season grows. -William Shakespeare

At Christmas play and make good cheer
For Christmas comes but once a year. -Thomas Tusser

The best Christmas trees come very close to exceeding nature. -Andy Rooney

The Christmas spirit--love--changes hearts and lives. -Pat Boone

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. -Burton Hillis, Better Homes and Gardens

Christmas is a spirit that flows from one heart to another. It is more precious than rubies and better than gold. -Agnes M. Pharo, "What Is Christmas"

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