Volume 02, Issue 12-19
NEW MEMBER WELCOME!
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PRESIDENT CLINTON CHOOSES
MUSEUM IMAGE FOR CHRISTMAS CARD
President Clinton has selected a painting from the Richmond Art Museum's permanent collection to be used on his Christmas card this year. The painting, "Christmas Eve in Washington Square", was painted in 1937 by Guy Carlton Wiggins who exhibited at the museum in 1921, 1930, and 1937.
ADVICE FOR DESPERATE MEN
As a public service to men who have never in recorded history bought a satisfactory present for the women in their lives, this column offers detailed advice on how to choose gifts for women. (Hint: It doesn't have to be expensive!)
LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS
Looking for some last minute ideas? Check out our listing of locally produced or locally featured items at:
Would you like to surprise someone with a computer this holiday - but didn't think it was in the budget?
The Indiana University East IT Department is selling used Dell & Gateway surplus computers for $200-$300. All PC's include Windows 98, a 17 inch monitor, a keyboard and a mouse. (The computers do not include a modem or speakers.) To see a complete listing of what is available, go to the Bursar's office in Whitewater Hall.
Contact the Bursar's Office at 973-8332 or Information Technology at 973-8555 if you have questions.
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
So, what exactly *ARE* the
twelve days of Christmas?
Read "The Gift of the
Magi" by O. Henry
Religious Christmas Links
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 Bartel'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 31th of December.
CHRISTMAS CAROLS &
Christmas Songs and Carols
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
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
CHECK FLIGHT STATUS
Find out if the flight is on time before heading to the airport to pick up Grandma....
Dayton International Airport
CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS
Indiana Road Conditions
Ohio Road Conditions
Kentucky Road Conditions
Best wishes for a safe and joyous holiday season!
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