A Vintage Christmas

Tradition is a warm memory we repeat again and again.  It is little wonder that we retire them reluctantly.  Where, how and with whom we celebrate Christmas is often the subject of arguments between newly married couples.  Although they promise to love, honor, and obey at the altar–that doesn’t necessarily include replacing dearly-held Christmas traditions with those of our spouse.

The true meaning of Christmas is something we can all experience and share without fear of using it up or buying the wrong size.

Christ Child with Lamb

 

 

About Sharon L. Clemens

Sharon and husband Merle and their children owned and operated a specialty shop and restaurant in a restored dairy barn for thirteen years in a village in Illinois. After closing their restaurant, they converted the barn into the family home and moved their shop to the garden level. They operated a collectable shop as a home-based business for another thirteen years before retiring to the country life. Sharon has been a special feature guest on the local NBC telelvision affiliate and has spoken professionally on topics relating to herb gardening and cottage lifestyle. In addition to conducting workshops and programs, Sharon writes a weekly cottage lifestyle e-newsletter called “Cottage Chat” and a Word Press blog: Seasons of Farm Grove. She has written five novels, The Younger Girl, Door County Cottage, Timeless-A Door County Love Story, Door County Cabin and Door County Escape, love stories with traditional values set in Door County, Wisconsin.
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