- Little Town of Bethlehem is Littler Now - by Professor Juan Cole at Informed Comment: A poignant update on the political situation in Bethlehem, including interesting photos.
- Christmas 2008 - by Michael J.W. Stickings at The Reaction: "Be safe out there, and love one another, and imagine a world at peace," is his embracing personal message for the virtual world of the blogosphere.
- happy winter solstice - by betmo at life's journey: My friend and regular contributor adds to our understanding of the holiday season with this post, also featuring lovely images.
- Our house - by TUA at The Future Was Yesterday: my favorite sceptic talks about why Christmas is special where he lives.
- You'd better watch out - by Lorianne at Hoarded Ordinaries: A great word smith and photographer combines her talents into this edgy post.
- On visiting Dickens' only surviving London house - at Maud Newton's literary blog: Great words and pics describe an important part of our Christmas literary heritage.
- Some light holiday reading - by Spadoman at Round Circle: This spirited writer labels his beautiful post as "light reading," but it has breadth and depth aplenty.
- End of Days - by "best friends for over sixty years and counting," Margaret and Helen: Our favorite phenom Old Friends share wisdom, grit, humor and holiday stuffing recipes; it is a must read (with over 100 comments).
- Merry Christmas! - by Steve Clemons at the Washington Note: Sharing an adorable pup pic and his enviable travel itinerary, Steve has wisely decided to observe only at the ski slopes.
- Merry Christmas and Happy New Year - by Andrew Sullivan, my favorite Conservative, at the Atlantic's, The Daily Dish: One of the best, Andrew (humbly) celebrates blogging successes of the past year, and ends with links to some of his most important longer pieces.
Merry Christmas to all. Happy Holidays. New Year's wishes for good things in 2009.
(Cross-posted at The Reaction.)
My “creativity and dreaming” post today is at Making Good Mondays.
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