Posts Tagged ‘1998’

Holiday ornaments, 1998

1998’s holiday ornament: Silver wedding bells, engraved: “Roland & Morgan, Feb. 14th, 1998”
Or: Some years, deciding what to commemorate is a no-brainer 😉

1998 ornament
Commemorating our wedding :-). The wedding was supposed to be at Great Western War II (aka “Great Wettern”), but the event was called due to rain and flooding so we were married in our living room at 11:30ish at night. The dangle on the bell was replaced with a site token from the war.

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Yule Song: Christians and Pagans

(email, song originally released in Jan. 1996)

Christians and Pagans
Dar Williams – “Mortal City”

Amber called her uncle, said
“We’re up here for the holiday,
Jane and I were having Solstice,
now we need a place to stay.”
And her Christ-loving uncle
watched his wife hang Mary on a tree,
He watched his son hang candy-canes
all made with red dye number three.
He told his niece, “It’s Christmas Eve,
I know our life is not your style,”
She said, “Christmas is like Solstice,
and we miss you and it’s been awhile.”
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A Visit From The Yule Spirits

(email, cited to be from Circle Network News, Winter 1996/1997 Issue, Vol. 18, No. 4)

A Visit From The Yule Spirits

‘Twas that night before Yule, when all ‘cross the heath,
Not a being was stirring, not Pagan, Faerie, nor Beast,
Wassail was left out and the altar adorned,
To rejoice that the Sun King would soon be reborn.
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