A short video from 50 years ago of my Dad and I out in the woods harvesting the family’s Christmas tree. For a person of my age, I am so blessed to have home movies of my childhood. Thank you Aunt B and your 8mm camera. And to have been raised by two wonderful parents.
I’m quite possibly the only straight guy in America that knows all of the words to all of the songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Sound of Music”. I didn’t grow up with a silver spoon in my mouth, but we did have a Baby Grand piano in the living room. And my Mom played, and my Sisters played, and my Dad played. And I sang along. Continue reading And now, I’d like to Sing a Song
From 1976 to 2000, this tree service of worship, under the direction of Julia Danley Lambert, brought inspiration to all who gathered here… both those who sang and those who listened. The Tree program was revived in 2013 due to popular demand. The Tree is now under the direction of Julia’s daughter, Mary Danley Catlett.
This is a marvelous Family Tradition for many, and for many a good reason. A beautiful old church, dimly lit and adorned with fresh evergreens. A variety of Christmas music sung by members of the Woodstock community. Hand bells. A violinist. The program is short and sweet, just like the junior choir.
Here are 2 quick clips from live performances of the past.
“See to Us a Child is Born”
To some that read this, one particular question may come to mind. And the answer is “Yes, I will be.”
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