Category Archives: With Gladness

With Gladness: The Modern Era

Where do we even begin to describe our modern holiday celebrations? Do we take a rosy image, ironic portrait, or cynical tone? With no offense to anyone’s preferred ways of celebrating (and I know I’ll miss mentioning some clever and … Continue reading

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With Gladness: Vietnam Conflict

There’s a lot of irony in that title, isn’t there? Gladness and joy usually aren’t the terms we associate with the Vietnam Conflict. Why did I even put a story with that setting in the Christmas story collection? I try … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Star Garland

Last craft of the day (and year) on Gazette665! This project is about as simple as simple can be, but oh so pretty! The star garland is inspired by the story in With Gladness “A Message We Would Like To … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Christmas Wreath From Tissue Paper

3 of 4 crafts on Gazette665 today! Wreaths are a popular holiday decoration. Whether they’re artificial or natural, they are a traditional feature on doors and walls. They are also placed on gravestones of loved ones to remember them during … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Christmas Angels

Craft 2 of 4 today! I’m not exactly sure what this craft has to do with the Christmas story “Stars In The Window” from With Gladness, but it sure is fun and cute. During World War II rationing and recovery … Continue reading

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Crafting With Gladness: Vintage Inspirational Sign

Here’s the first of four Christmas crafts for today! During the Dust Bowl era, most folks didn’t have a lot of money. Frugal living sometimes prompts wonderful creativity. Families made little decorations out of commonplace items they found or saved. … Continue reading

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