Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Holly

Sweet little, Holly, is a tri-colored Kelpie cross who was born October 30th. She is a rambunctious puppy who can sleep as hard as she can play. Kelpie’s are known for their intelligence, train-ability and agility. Holly will do best in a home where she will receive clear boundaries and …

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Christmas Belle

Belle is a tri-coloured cutie with a great disposition. Born on October 30, Belle is a playful, curious and confident. She is less vocal when compared to her siblings but she is energetic and well socialized. Belle is part Kelpie and will do best in a home with clear expectations …

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Real vs Fake. Which do you prefer?

No it isn’t about that but I do appreciate the way your mind works! To say that money is tight for most people would be an understatement, belts have been tightened ,the economy is struggling to recover, and to top it all, we are trying to pay all the bills …

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Losing my, wait what, gaining my Religion?

Allow me to set the scene. My wife is a non practicing Catholic while I am a practicing atheist/agnostic/heathen. We work hard to keep our home unbiased towards religion as not to influence our young children one way or another. We both believe that religion is a very personal thing …

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You only sing when you’re winning

From a Catholic secondary school via the Royal Navy to cheering on your home team no matter of tactics or score A couple of months ago, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School in London produced a ‘Lip Dub‘ video that was released onto YouTube. A ‘Lip Dub‘ video is one …

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Santa gives blood, why don’t you?

It is a well known fact that Santa Claus gives blood as well as presents. I don’t know how he finds the time but he always tries to give as much to as many as possible. I secretly think that people who give blood are automatically placed on the nice …

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How do we kill our lawn?

I know this is not the normal request for lawn advice but no one every said life was always normal. I also use the word “lawn” very loosely, in fact looser than than those women your mother always warned you about, that you spent your whole life looking for! Let …

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And his heart grew three sizes that day

I have never wanted to ruin Christmas, steal children’s presents, and generally be a meanie. I am not the Grinch. I am an anti-social, grump who prefers the company of books and the internet to real people. I find it easier to relate to inanimate objects than I do to …

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Merry Christmas–War is over.

I still can’t get all the way through this song without crying. May you find what you seek this Christmas time. Merry Christmas Everybody from Julie at The St.Thomas Blog

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Cancelation-Fantasy of lights program

Image via Wikipedia Tonight’s STCCS Christmas program that was to be presented at the Fantasy of Lights in Pinafore Park has been rescheduled to Thursday night. We invite all St Thomas and area residents to come join the school in sharing the cheer of the Christmas time!

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The Party’s Over / Celebration Time

We all knew it couldn’t last much longer, and despite crossing fingers and staring at the skies, schools will be re-opening tomorrow! Yes, that does mean that all the little children will be back at school and yes it does mean a 2 day week for them, so they can’t …

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Home for the holidays–Traci Kennedy

Local songstress Traci Kennedy has released a new CD just in time for the holidays Home for the Holidays features the following Christmas classics * The First Noel * Do You Hear What I Hear * Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas * Jingle Bell Rock * Let It Snow …

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Caroling at the Old St.Thomas Church

Christmas Carol Sing at the Old Church Dec. 5 3:00 PM. Cookies, mince tarts and hot cider. Free will offering to the Salvation Army. Dress warmly.

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A Christmas Carol

This community theatre production starts performances in 2 weeks. Please do consider coming to watch. Performances are at 8pm on Thur-Sat Dec 2-4, and again Thurs-Sat Dec 9-11. There is an afternoon matinee Sun Dec 5 at 2pm. Tickets are $15, except the first performance on Dec 2 is a …

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T’was the Art Show Before Christmas

For art lovers~ T’was the Art Show B4 Christmas@ CASO Train Station (behind Giant Tiger~a fabulous space-newly renovated, you should see it!) Fri 12 Nov 6-9 pm, Sat 13 Nov. Noon-9pm, Sun 14 Nov. Noon-4pm. maybe you will even know one of the artists there Check it out! A little …

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Windows of Christmas

November 20th is our 5th Annual Windows of Christmas Event at the CASO Station. The station will be open from 1PM-7:30PM for childrens activities including readings of ‘The Polar Express‘, colouring, writing letters to Santa and more! There will also be free hot chocolate, cider, and cookies for all. There …

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St.Thomas Optimist Santa Clause Parade

The theme for 2010 – A MAGICAL CHRISTMAS The full details are available here from the St.Thomas Optimists parade website. And for those of you who prefer to skip the salad and get right to the “meat and potatoes” Optimist Santa Claus Parade St. Thomas, Ontario Saturday, November 20, 2010 …

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FundScrip–a neat way to fund raise.

I am sure you can tell, its fundraising time once again! Time for chocolate bars and wrapping paper… Are you tired of typical fundraisers that ask you and your supporters to buy things you don’t want or need? This is a different kind of fundraiser. FundScrip gives organizations the opportunity …

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