Posts tagged "Christmas tree"

It's a Christmas Tree. Period.

It's a Christmas Tree.  Period.
My colleague, Dennis Byrne, here at ChicagoNow wrote an excellent article on Rahm Emanuel’s “inclusive” and “welcoming” decision to call the Christmas tree in Daley Plaza a “holiday tree.” “The use of the Christmas tree is relatively modern.  It’s origins are found in the medieval mystery plays that depicted the tree of paradise and the Christmas... Read more »

Putting Away the Christmas Tree

While I was taking down the Christmas tree I started to pause and look at some of the ornaments.  Many brought back a flood of memories.  The ornament that commemorates “our first Christmas” as a married couple, our sons’ first Christmas ornaments and our daughter’s.  She has the most because she arrived six weeks before... Read more »