12.30
How We Name the Days

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We-Don’t-Fly-North by Rob Ryan

The paper-cut above is by the artist Rob Ryan. Purchase his books, art, and cards here. All people divide time. We divide daylight from darkness and special occasions from usual routines. We give these divisions names. We call the light “day” and the darkness “night.” We call special occasions names such as “birthdays” and “anniversaries.” Learn more about how Catholics name the days from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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12.28
TCC Films: Night of the Hunter

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Night of the Hunter
“The Night of the Hunter,” released in 1955, is one of my favorite Christmas movies. The flight into Egypt is there, in the two children floating down the river, their mother murdered and her killer hunting them. Read the rest of our own Melissa Musick’s review and watch the trailer after the jump:

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