Volume 01, Issue 12-21
LOOKING FOR EXOTIC
INGREDIENTS FOR THAT HOLIDAY TREAT?
No need to go out of town to find those exotic ethnic ingredients for that new recipe you plan to try for your holiday party. You can find many ethnic and vegetarian specialty ingredients at the Clear Creek Food Co-op, located off College Avenue in Richmond on the Earlham College Campus.
BE AWARE - BE SAFE - DON'T
DRINK AND DRIVE!
At this holiday time of year, it's a good idea to review how quickly drinking alcohol can impair us. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has teamed up with The Century Council to produce "The Blood Alcohol Educator". This simple program can help you learn how gender, body weight, food, and what, how much, and how fast you drink
can affect your Blood Alcohol Concentration. (Macromedia Shockwave plug-in required)
CHRISTMAS STORIES &
Links to crafts, traditions, stories, and a "write to Santa" section.
Enjoy reading a brief history
Learn about Christmas
celebrations around the world.
Boxing Day is celebrated in
the British Isles - What is Boxing Day?
Christmas cards were first
printed in 1843. Learn more about this tradition.
Yes, Virginia, There is a
Read "The Gift of the
Magi" by O. Henry
The Christmas Story,
according to the Book of Luke
The Book of Matthew discusses
the first Christmas
A new tradition for Wayne
County! ~ CHRISTMAS TRAIN FANTASY LAND ~ in the Louis Dow Building at
North 10th and D St. (also known as Charlie's ...or the old Bartle's warehouse
building). This special model train display is a holiday treat from members of
the Richmond Area Railroad Society. Open 12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday thru
Saturday through the 30th of December.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS &
Christmas Songs and Carols in the Online Christmas Songbook
More Christmas Songs
Modern Christmas Carols
Did you know the song
"Up On the House Top" was written by B.R. Hanby in nearby New Paris,
HOLIDAY CRAFTS & GAMES
Instructions for making an evergreen wreath.
Looking for a Christmas video
to rent? Try one of these.
Build a Gingerbread House
(Beginners: check the "links" page)
Build a virtual snowman!
(Macromedia Shockwave required)
TRACK SANTA'S SLEIGH ON
NORAD Tracks Santa on Christmas Eve
(This one needs RealPlayer. We suggest you download the plug-in prior to December 24 when the site becomes very busy & slow. Look for the " 8 Basic" in the lower left corner of the following link:
NASA Tracks Santa on
(requires a Java enabled browser)
ADDITIONAL WINTER HOLIDAY
Read the story of Chanukah (or Hanukkah) & learn the traditions.
Learn about Kwanzaa
Learn about Ramadan
New Year's Traditions
Pasadena's Tournament of Roses
"Auld Lang Syne"
New Year's Eve Web Cam Around the World
CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS
BEFORE YOU TRAVEL
Indiana road conditions:
Ohio road conditions:
Kentucky road conditions:
CHECK FLIGHT STATUS
Find out if the flight is on time before heading to the airport to pick up Grandma....
Dayton International Airport
Best wishes for a safe and joyous holiday season!
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