"Bethlehem innkeepers, where do you get off turning away a pregnant woman?"
Holiday memories to me go hand in hand with winter.
Dates, prayers, history and more.
It's easy to feel less-than during the holidays, which could also be called the "Season of Pressure to Have the Perfect Family." All the music in the stores is romantic; the commercials on TV are filled with happy, intact families snuggling by the fire.
Here are just some of the traditions that make this the most wonderful time of the year.
Old family roles die hard.
'Tis the season!
The Nordic countries' long winters force their inhabitants to be masters of Christmas cheer. From St. Lucia's Day (or St. Lucy's Day), to folklore about helpful holiday gnomes, the joyful traditions of Nordic Christmases are sure to make any winter traveler's holiday bright.