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Winter Holiday Essay Examples

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Personal Opinion on Holiday Celebration
Turn Back the Hands of Time There are several different holidays throughout the year, which are celebrated in a variety of ways. The holiday represents different things to different people cause of religion, culture, or family traditions. Although some people may not be able to be around family the remembrance does not...
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Reflection on Christmas Break
As a child, I remember just before the last day of school I gave out presents to my teacher and a few of my friends. I always hope they like what I get them. When school is over the Christmas holiday begins. When growing up I viewed Christmas as a time of giving, but later realized that Christmas is a Christian holiday ce...
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A Recount of a Cold Winter
A Cold Winter It was in the middle of winter on a dark smoggy night, chills were running through the house in and out of my room like a quiet ghost silently coming and silently going. As I lie awake in my bed thinking of what the next day should bring, my eye's start to grow heavy as I doze off. In the distance I...
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My Summer Holiday With My Family and The Camping Trip
During the summer my family and I like to go camping. For me it is a way to get away from everything that is happening in my life. When camping things are so relaxing and beautiful. When camping with my family I am always woke up by the smell of breakfast cooking over an open fire. I get dressed and climb out of the tent t...
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My Christmas Holiday With My Family
A CLOSE CALL It was Christmas Eve, supposedly a joyous occasion. The snowflakes fell to the ground continuously like the last seeds of a dandelion blowing in the wind leaving the dead flower. It had been snowing for three days and Ive been at the fire department for 20 hours waiting for the next call. The temperatures...
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The Instructions to Gift Wrapping
Wrapping Up The Season!!! One of the best parts about the holiday season are the gifts. Everybody loves receiving gifts, but nobody ever thinks about the wrapping part of the equation. Most people dread gift wrapping because they find it too tedious and dull. Besides, why spend so much time on something when in...
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The Christian Holiday of Christmas and Its Meaning
Christian Holidays Christmas around the World All religions have their special times of the year that are meant to celebrate a special moment in history that they want to remember. One of the most popular and most recognized holidays throughout the world is Christmas. For most, Christmas is a time of giving and tog...
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Family Holiday in Umbria
Umbrian Holiday My family and I spent a week last summer in a converted hay barn located in the heart of the Umbrian countryside. The house (hay barn) was over 100 years old and was perched on the top of the highest hill in the area. It afforded a sweeping view of the surrounding countryside. Being from the Amer...
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Remembering the Real Reason for Christmas
The holidays! They're supposed to be a time of warmth, happiness and excitement. For many people, they are. Although for some, the season can be a paradox. Joyous feelings, family and religious traditions can be overshadowed by stress, fatigue and gloom--"the blues." In addition to all of the gifts, goodies, decor...
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An Analysis of the Holiday and the Origin of Holiday Spirit in the United States
HOLIDAYS SHOULD BE ASPECIAL OCCASIONS THAT HAVE RELIGIOUS, HISTORICAL, AND CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE. INCREASINGLY, HOWEVER, HOLIDAYS IN THE UNITED STATES ARE TURNING INTO LITTLE MORE THAN BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES. FROM COAST TO COAST, THE JINGLES AND BEEPS OF CASH REGISTERS DROWN OUT THE TRADITIONAL SOUNDS OF HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE....
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