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Dec 11, 2017

The Meaning of Christmas

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

For many of us, the true meaning of Christmas came through Sunday School stories, our participation in Christmas pageants, and setting up nativity scenes. Generally, Santa Claus was not involved in these. I was in a living nativity scene when I was in Sunday School. I must have been eight or nine years old. I was hoping to be Mary or an angel.  My mother had told me about how she had been…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General

Oct 23, 2017


Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

When I was in grade school, we eagerly awaited the two days a year when we had class parties: Halloween and Valentine's Day.  Halloween was my favorite because we got to dress up and parade through all the classrooms.  No store bought costumes for us.  There were always a few ghosts in cut-up sheets, hobos, cowboys, clowns, princesses.  One of the stranger outfits that I…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Sep 25, 2017

Burn, Baby, Burn

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

"Fahrenheit 451 - the temperature at wh1ch book-paper catches fire, and burns."

"The books leapt and danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze with red and yellow feathers." Montag was a fireman, but in his world of the future , firemen didn't put out fires; they burned books; they incinerated ideas. I knew this. I had seen the movie with Oskar Werner and Julie…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Sep 18, 2017

Are you stressed?

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

So many people are trying to do so many things, and the result is: STRESS. There are many ways that people deal with stress and some are really not very productive. Eating a carton of ice cream? Mindlessly playing computer games for hours on end? Drinking entirely too much? You can probably think of many other “stress relievers” which only make things worse.

What does…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith, General
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