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Boxing Day Way

Ah, Boxing Day! It’ll be a year until I’m greeted by, “Are you ready for Christmas?” As if we are climbing a steep mountain pass to ski down the other side. Or, crawling across the desert to a beckoning oasis. For me, Boxing Day is that oasis. The first time I celebrated Boxing Day on […]

Happy Boxing Day, Happy St. Stephen’s Day

I first encountered Boxing Day when I lived in Botswana, a former British Colony. If you’d like to do a little quick research into this custom, here are two good sites. Boxing Day is a public holiday celebrated in the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and Australia and many other members of the Commonwealth of […]