Christmas Memories

Posted on December 21, 2017 in Christmas, Family Memories

As I gazed at this photo, it brought back many memories of my Dad, William Furlani, at Christmas. I remember him bringing in the tree from outside where it had been left to drop a bit. There was always some trimming that needed to be done to fit it into the stand. If I remember correctly, the tree was always […]

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Blog Caroling – Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

Posted on December 20, 2017 in Blog Caroling, Christmas

Per Wikipedia, “Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella” is a carol that originated in the Provence region of France in the 17th century. It refers to two female farmhands who discover a mother and son in a stable. They tell the village residents, who all come to visit the stable. Again, according to Wikipedia, children in this region dress as shepherds […]

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