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Holiday Traditions: Redemption and Olive Branches

Ronda Lee | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact
Ronda Lee

Thanksgiving 2012: I am trimming my tiny tree, sealing Christmas cards and writing my first blog post for the 2012 holiday season. I look at my Snoopy holiday stationary (so I can pen pal my babies). A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is on the television.

Why One City Chose To Put Up An 'Ugly' Christmas Tree

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 12.18.2014 | Religion

READING, Pa. (AP) — Reading's official Christmas tree has brought the city plenty of grief. Good grief. When the 50-foot Norway spruce went up la...

A Charlie Brown Christmas: Commercialized Gentleness

Tom Falco | Posted 12.17.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Falco

It's ironic how Charlie Brown complains in the episode about how commercialized Christmas has become and that's exactly what the holiday special has become, an economic engine for non-stop TV commercials. And Charlie was complaining about it in 1965!

Holiday Traditions: Snoopy Blues Part 3

Ronda Lee | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Ronda Lee

Christmas Eve with Auntie is a tradition. When I announced that I was moving to New York City in 2010, the first thing the nieces and nephews asked was, "What about Christmas Eve?" Traditions are to be honored.

Holiday Traditions: Snoopy Blues Part 1

Ronda Lee | Posted 12.10.2014 | New York
Ronda Lee

I am a huge Snoopy fan. I fell in love with Snoopy as a kid. A Charlie Brown Christmas is essential for me this time of the year. A few years ago ...

In Pursuit of Light

James M. Chesbro | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
James M. Chesbro

I do not think anyone should feel ashamed for not feeling the way all the screens tell us we should feel. If you are sad while we are farthest away from the sun, while everyone else seems to be having a holly jolly Christmas, you are not flawed.

Holiday Traditions - Faith, Family, Love

Ronda Lee | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Ronda Lee

I hate cold weather, but Christmas time brings out the warm and fuzzy in me. This time of year, I cheerfully hum a tune, decorate the tree, and anticipate spending time with family. There is an idealist in me that "would like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony."

20 Things You Didn't Know About Charles Schulz

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz, that beloved "Peanuts" creator who would turn 92 years old if he were still alive ...

From UHF and Mandatory Fun to Gulf Coast Blues and Autumn: Chatting with "Weird Al" Yankovic and George Winston...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Weird Al has two releases coming up--a twenty-fifth anniversary edition of UHF and also The Compleat Al. Here he explains why there's the sudden Al-Fest.

A Latte GMOs

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

Recently on Facebook there has been a petition going around from sumofus.org asking Starbucks and Green Coffee to withdraw their support for the lawsu...

Why I'm Suddenly Open To The Possibility That Ghosts Are Very Real

Tom Cramer | Posted 10.31.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Personally I progressed from being terrified of the ghosts, to being convinced there is no such thing, to being open to the possibility that ghosts -- the translucent trace of a poor soul unaware of their own departure -- are very real.

Parents Charged With Hate Crimes for Giving Rocks to Charlie Brown on Halloween

Spencer Green | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Dozens of parents in a local town were arrested and charged with hate crimes for giving rocks as "treats" to a boy named Charlie Brown on Halloween night.

Dem Gubernatorial Nominee Wants To Send Governor To Electric Chair

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

Charlie Brown, a retired engineer with no political experience but interesting views, was chosen Thursday as the Democratic nominee for governor of Te...

Good Grief! Meet The Real 'Peanuts'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

Good grief, who didn't love the "Peanut" gang? There was Charlie Brown, the "lovable loser" who, try as he might, couldn't seem to do anything rig...

January Baby, Counting My Presents (Not to Be Confused With Gifts)

Marie Woolf | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Marie Woolf

This was my first Christmas tree in five years -- four, if you count the austere Artistic Experiment of having a beefy neighbor with a buzz saw take d...

7 Clues About Mindfulness From An Unlikely Source

Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC | Posted 02.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC

It's so terribly easy to judge yourself as not good enough. It can ruin your holidays. Instead, can you pause, pay attention to what you're saying about your experiences? What if you take one minute to breathe? Just find your breath. Then ask yourself, "What's really true?"

I Love It When Linus Reminds Me What Christmas Is About

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.18.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I am usually in the spirit of giving, my heart is usually open, and I believe in peace and good will toward everyone. And strangely, it is the holidays when I start to tighten up.

Why I Finally Bought An Artificial Christmas Tree This Year

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 02.05.2014 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

I've never been fond of artificial Christmas trees. Actually, in my younger days, I thought they were hideous. I wondered if the folks who put up fake trees in their homes had sad childhoods. Didn't they understand that the house was supposed to smell of pine?

Good Grief! It's the Far Right, Charlie Brown!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 02.04.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

The conservative publishing house Regnery, publishing home of profound thinkers like Newt Gingrich and Ann Coulter, has licensed Charlie Brown, along with the rest of the Peanuts troupe, for a planned "Little Patriot" series of books for children.

One Jew's Take on the War on Christmas

Andy Ostroy | Posted 11.27.2013 | Religion
Andy Ostroy

Of course, Palin is widely known for her intellectual curiosity, her objectivity, her distaste for inflammatory rhetoric and her adherence to facts. So we must ask, is The Wasilla Wonder onto something here?

20 Things You Didn't Know About Charles Schulz

Posted 11.27.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American cartoonist Charles Monroe Schulz, that beloved "Peanuts" creator who would turn 91 years old if he were still alive ...

A 40-Year Thanksgiving Feast, Peanuts-Style

Lee Mendelson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Lee Mendelson

2013-11-25-ScreenShot20131125at2.51.11PM.pngBack in 1963, when I was honored to produce a documentary on cartoonist Charles Schulz, I couldn't have imagined that half a century later I'd be marking another milestone.

ReThink Review: Dear Mr. Watterson - Art and Business and Calvin & Hobbes

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The documentary Dear Mr. Watterson explores what makes Calvin & Hobbes so special, beloved, and influential, and why its creator was willing to take on newspapers and the comics industry not only to serve his creation, but comics in general.

Everything You Need To Know About Happiness From The 'Peanuts' Creator

Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- of course. GPS For The Soul can help you fi...

LOOK: 10 Of The Best Snoopy Moments Ever

Posted 10.02.2013 | Arts

Wednesday marks the anniversary of Charles M. Schulz's iconic comic series, "Peanuts," which debuted in daily newspapers on October 2, 1950. That mean...