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“…the angel Gabriel was sent to a town in Galilee… to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph… And he came to her and said, ‘Greetings…

There’s a delightful little story by Henry Van Dyke, entitled “The Story of the Other Wise Man,” first published in 1895. The timeless Christm…

The picturesque arts community of Paoli offers visitors a relaxing blend of culture and character. With its historic main street bisected by t…

Julbocken means “Yule goat.” According to Wikipedia, its origins go back to ancient pagan festivals. While a popular theory is that the celebr…

One of the charming elements of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series is the inclusion of at least one Christmas chapter in each of her b…

The Woolbrights River City Antique Mall is Princeton’s largest antique mall, with more than 40 different dealers. Pam and Dave Woolbright boug…

The first steps into bright and spacious Blue Bar Quilts confirm that it’s a very different sort of quilt shop. Multiple fresh modern quilts r…

Dance Wisconsin, a Madison original since 1977, is now in its 41st year — but the roots of the company go back decades. The company’s artistic…

New Glarus, “America’s Little Switzerland,” has Swiss roots that run deep. A small business district is filled with Swiss restaurants, artisan…

Now more than 20 years old, Monona Terrace took almost 60 years to move from conception to making. It was originally designed by Frank Lloyd W…

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