24 Tasks – Door 17 – Task 1

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Quotes and Poppies for Veterans’ / Armistice Day

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – Veterans’ / Armistice Day, Task 1: Post a quote or a piece of poetry about the ravages of war. Here are three quotes from E.M. Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front: “Comrade, I did not want to kill you. . . . But you were only an idea […]

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Yule Candles

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – Winter Solstice, Task 1 (Yule – Germany / Scandinavia): Burn a Yule log – or if you don’t have a fireplace, light a candle to chase away the winter and welcome in the longer days.  If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, light a candle to mourn the slow […]

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A Christmas Book Flood

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – St. Lucia’s Day, Task 1: In honor of the Icelandic Jólabókaflóðið / Yule Book Flood tradition, create a (virtual or physical) “book flood” and post a picture of it. A book flood of the print and audio CD part of this year’s Christmas reads (both completed and yet to […]

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