Sunday, December 26, 2010

Merry Christmas 2010

I know it's now December 26, but I'd still like to send you a Christmas greeting. The gift of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem was precious to me at an early age, but I was also a typical boy in many ways. I grew up loving the Peanuts Chistmas television Special, and I have watched it as many years as I could since it first aired in the mid-1960s. The story of Charlie Brown's search for the true meaning of Christmas in a modern secular holiday season had profound meaning for me back then, and still does now. I love this cartoon, as well as the outstanding music that accompanies the program.

Here I want to share with you my favorite track from my Peanuts Christmas tradition. It's called "Linus and Lucy," and whether you are familiar with it or not, I hope you'll enjoy this jazz number as much as I do.



Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

19 comments:

  1. I wrote a comment about 15 or 20 minutes ago and it didn't take. I hope this isn't happening to other people, John. Blogger can be mean. Anyway, this is very precious! Gotta love Charlie Brown! I am excited, Matt and I are coming in an hour and a half to see you!!! Yay!!! Blessings to you on this holy season and happy 2011!! Love your sis Val xox

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  2. John! So glad you posted! I am so excited. Keep up the posting in 2011. I know everyone loves to hear from you and what is going on in your life.

    your wife who loves you very much,

    krissy knox
    aka fisherkristina
    my main blog:
    Sometimes I Think
    let's connect on Twitter: http://twitter.com/iamkrissy
    how about friends on FB? www.facebook.com/krissyknox

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  3. It's wonderful to read your post, John -- a real blessing! Thanks so much for your welcome Christmas greeting. Hope you and Krissy had a blessed Christmas Day!

    Jeanne Dininni

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  4. John,
    good to see you back.. Charlie Brown a classic, like yourself.. hoping the New Year brings you better health.. keep on posting, love reading your entries~
    Kelly

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  5. John, I hope you post again soon, btw. Maybe I will post in There is a Season, too. Gosh, it has been way too long! It was so very good seeing you yesterday!! Thanks for EVERYTHING!!! Love you, John!!! xox

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  6. John, it was so good to read something from you! I hope you and Krissy enjoyed Jesus' birthday and I'm wishing you both a very blessed New Year 2011. Love you both, Penny

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  7. Merry Christmas!
    Happy New Year!
    and
    Happy Birthday!! :)

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  8. Dear John

    I hope you and Krissy had a wonderful celebration at Christmas. It is wonderful to see you blogging again. It is such a miracle too!
    A Happy and Healthy New Year to you and yours!

    Jeanie

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  9. Glad to see you back John and a Happy New Year to you and Krissy!

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  10. Glad that you are able once again to blog. Christmas is gone so I will say that I hope you and Krissy will have a better year to come in 1011.Helen

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  11. Hi John! It is good to see you blog! I have to ask, were you strong willed as a child LOL? Have you always been stubborn? Either way, I am glad you are! God Bless you and Krissy both!! Thank you both too for a lot you have no idea about :-)

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  12. Happy New Year, John. Welcome back to Bloggerville. Linda in freezing cold western Washington.

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  13. Great to hear from you John! I hope 2011 is fantastic for you.

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  14. John, how wonderful to see you posting again. May you and Krissy be blessed with a great 2011. Will look forward to seeing more postings from you.

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  15. So as long as you're writing again, John, how about that book.
    D

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  16. Happy New Year John. I pray that 2011 is a wonderful and healtly year for you both.

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  17. Good to see you're back to posting, John. May God bless you and Krissy in the New Year 2011!!

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