Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas at home, LIFE magazine Dec 24, 1945

Merry Christmas.  Follow the link and read about the IRWIN family from Kansas and their family reunion Christmas 1945. This appeared in LIFE magazine December 24, 1945. http://books.google.com/books?id=BkkEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PA15&ots=9IYKPtcF6W&dq=santa%20and%20the%20irwin%20clan&pg=PA15#v=onepage&q=santa%20and%20the%20irwin%20clan&f=true. I thought it most appropiate to honor all our Service members, Veterans … Continue reading

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CUSTOMS & BELIEFS ASSOCIATED WITH A SCOTTISH CHRISTMAS:

HOW TO HAVE A TRADITIONAL SCOTTISH CHRISTMAS (follow this link to learn more) Black Bun.Originally Twelfth Night Cake. It is a very rich fruit cake, almost solid with fruit, almonds, spices and the ingredients are bound together with plenty of … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Celtic Christmas

I can’t take credit for the following article, however I thought it was good enough to share as is. Celebrating a Celtic Christmas – The Traditions By Rauncie Kinnaird While many of us celebrate modern Christmas traditions of decorating Christmas … Continue reading

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Irwin Claus in the House (of Representatives)

    Dec 14 Harrisburg- Santa (IRWIN) Claus paid an early visit to Pennsylvania lawmakers on December 14, at Harrisburg’s Capitol Complex.   Irwin, was contacted by Susan Thomas from the PA Democratic Caucus to see if Santa might want … Continue reading

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Who’s Who in Whoville

Should you and all the little Who’s sit down to enjoy Ron Howard’s 2000 Universal production of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Keep your eyes open for Lou Lou Who, Cindy Lou’s father. Lou is played by none other than … Continue reading

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Irwin Clan occupies Alexandria, VA.

On Dec 3, the Irwin Clan (et al) gathered to occupy the town of Alexandria. OK,  so there were a couple of other clans and people there also, as everyone gathered to celebrate Alexandria’s Old Town’s Christmas Walk. First the … Continue reading

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