• A Very Tudor Christmas – Holiday Traditions of the Past

    The holiday season is a time of splendor. People turn out their best in hopes of bringing light into the darkness. Whether it’s a faith that the sun will one day break through the clouds or that a divine miracle can be visited on humanity, we all hold this time of year to a higher […]

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  • Krampus Culture Alive and Well in Ohio

    Amid the cheerful carol and jingling bells of the season, there is a shadowy figure which has seen a rise in popularity in recent years. Known as the Krampus, this strangely spooky figure harkens back to an era when the difference between naughty and nice meant a lot more than a lump of coal in […]

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  • Found Families at Faire

    Right now, at this very moment, millions of people are avoiding their families by spending every hour of the day in crowded stores fighting over the best bargains they can get their hands on. When they get home they’ll raid the fridge which is probably packed to bursting with a small hoard of leftovers which […]

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