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Wednesday, December 1 ^ TOP

World AIDS Day

Hanukkah begins at sundown and ends at nightfall
on December 9.

Thursday, December 2

First Day of Hanukkah

Friday, December 3

 

Saturday, December 4

 

Sunday, December 5 ^ TOP

Second Sunday of Advent

Monday, December 6 ^ TOP

Feast of St. Nicholas

Pay bills.

Tuesday, December 7

Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

Put up the big Christmas wreath, the smaller wreathes
and the eight kissing balls.

Light all of the electric candles for the first time
this holiday season.

Wednesday, December 8

 

Thursday, December 9

 

Friday, December 10 ^ TOP

Concetta dePaola (my Italian grandmother) was born on this day.

Saturday, December 11

 

Sunday, December 12

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
(I wrote and illustrated the book THE LADY OF GUADALUPE.)

Third Sunday of Advent

Monday, December 13

Feast of St. Lucia

Pay bills.

Put up the indoor Christmas trees.

Tuesday, December 14

 

Wednesday, December 15

 

Thursday, December 16 ^ TOP

Las Posadas in a nine-day celebration beginning on
December 16 and ending on December 24.
(I wrote and illustrated the book THE NIGHT OF LAS POSADAS.)

Friday, December 17

 

Saturday, December 18

 

Sunday, December 19

Wrap presents and put them under the tree.

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Monday, December 20

Pay bills.

Tuesday, December 21

First Day of Winter – Winter Solstice
This is the shortest day of the year and
the longest night of the year.

Wednesday, December 22

 

Thursday, December 23

 

Friday, December 24

Christmas Eve

Saturday, December 25 ^ TOP

Christmas Day – Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 26

Boxing Day

First Day of Kwanzaa

In the Middle Ages, this was the day of the Friendly Beasts.
(I illustrated THE FRIENDLY BEASTS: AN OLD ENGLISH
CHRISTMAS CAROL.)

Monday, December 27

Pay bills.

Tuesday, December 28

 

Wednesday, December 29

Doctor's appointment

Thursday, December 30

 

Friday, December 31 ^ TOP

New Year's Eve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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