Monthly Archives: December 2011

Winterlude

Enjoy your “winterlude” between Christmas and the New Year! Remember, your photos are always welcome on Town Spirit!  Just email them to townspirit@hotmail.com.

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Chuckndust: Spirit River’s Own Chuckwagon Champions

Submitted by Danette Deck First off and on a separate note, I would like to wish all of the friends, supporters and chuck wagon racing fans out there a very peaceful holiday season and a prosperous New Year from both of us. The … Continue reading

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Christmas in Spirit River

The following post was first published on wordsfromanneli, a blog of stories and ideas including, just now, some real Christmas treasures.  Here is Christmas in Spirit River: In Spirit River, Christmas is peaceful. In the preceding weeks, of course, there … Continue reading

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6 More Things You Might Not Have Known About Christmas

1. Canada exports Christmas trees to at least 27 countries, including Jamaica, Honduras, the U.S. and Germany.  According to the Canandian Christmas Tree Growers Association, 5.5 million trees are harvested annually; almost half of which are destined for other countries. … Continue reading

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6 Festive Things You May Not Have Known

We’re all familiar with Christmas and its symbols, but there is always something to learn.  Did you know: 1. The Poinsettia was first cultivated by the Aztecs, who called it cuetlaxochitl.  The plant was always admired for its brilliant red … Continue reading

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What Bird Is This?

Here is a Christmassy little bird spotted near Spirit River.  Anyone know what kind of a bird it is?  No prizes, but you’ll get congratulations 🙂  Just click the comment button and share your knowledge.

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Christmas DeLights!

You’ll recognize these beautiful Christmas light displays, some of many already twinkling in Spirit River.  They certainly light up our winter nights! If you have a gorgeous yard this year, Town Spirit would love to post a picture of it.  … Continue reading

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