Best wishes for a safe and joyous holiday season!
SUGAR AND SPICE AND EVERYTHING NICE
Begin a new holiday tradition - or gather some new ideas for your continuing
tradition of building a gingerbread house for the holidays.
Explore the origins & history of some traditional Christmas foods:
The Washington Post offers 25 travel tips for making air travel easier.
If you're driving to Aunt Nell's, check these practical tips for winterizing
your car for safe winter driving.
CHECK FLIGHT SCHEDULES
Flight Tracker - to see if Uncle Bob's flight is on time.
Indianapolis International Airport
Dayton International Airport
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
CHECK ROAD CONDITIONS
Indiana Road Conditions
Ohio Road Conditions
Kentucky Road Conditions
National Traffic and Road Closure Information
You say the kids have only been on winter break 1 day and they are already
BORED? Here are some ideas to keep them busy:
Games Kids Play
Magnetic Poetry Online
Christmas Party Games
TRACK SANTA'S SLEIGH ON CHRISTMAS EVE
NORAD Tracks Santa on Christmas Eve
NASA Tracks Santa on Christmas Eve (requires a Java enabled browser)
CHRISTMAS STORIES & TRADITIONS
For answers to questions from "Why do we decorate with evergreens and
poinsettias?" to "What is it with fruitcake?", visit How Christmas Works.
Links to crafts, traditions, stories, and a "write to Santa" section.
Enjoy reading a brief history of Santa.
Rent a movie with a Christmas theme
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.
**Start your own tradition - Send a WayNet.org Holiday E-Card!**
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
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
Locate the worship service of your choice by visiting WayNet's list of local
MORE WINTER HOLIDAY LINKS
Read the story of Chanukah (or Hanukkah) & learn the traditions.
Learn about Kwanzaa
Learn about Ramadan
YEAR END GIVING
If this is the time of year you take a look at your finances and decide you
would like to make a donation to your favorite charity, you can make a wise
choice by visiting Guidestar to review local not-for-profit's
(Try advanced search and enter state and zip code.)
WayNet > People > Clubs & Not-for-Profit Organizations