Category: Christmas

Fitbit does website maintenance on Christmas

I perhaps was the only person in the world not to know what Fitbit is, until I got one for Christmas from my wife (who’s obviously worried about my growing paunch). So I went to the Fitbit website and what do I find? We’ll be back soon! is currently undergoing a little planned maintenance. Sorry... Read more »

Silence--the balm for Christmas stress

Sit. Breathe. Turn off the cell phone, iPad, laptop  and other time bandits. Read this. Some have reached the point of exhaustion, with all the frantic-striken preparations, worries and heightened expectations of The Holidays. With all the shopping, wrapping, cooking, baking, decorating, Christmas carding and all the other must do-ings of the season. No doubt,... Read more »

Homeowner displays Santa hanging by a noose

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Rahm Emanuel: Take your holiday and shove it

At least the Creche survives secularism on the Daley Plaza. To be dedicated on Saturday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision to alter decades of tradition and call the Christmas tree that has long graced the Daley Plaza a “holiday tree”  is marked by ironies. The greatest irony is the praise heaped on Emanuel for his “welcoming”... Read more »

Best Christmas light display--ever

  Here is the full story about these lights.

Merry Christmas from your IPhone, IPad

This is a must-see. More revolutionary music from Apple: Christmas music using borrowed iPhones and iPads at North Point Community Church.     Download more free music from North Point —
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