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Tis The Season For Cutting Your Perfect Holiday Tree
By Cookie Steponaitis
Thirty-two years ago when son Corey was born Janet Yager planted more than roots and an idea in the Addison County soil. She planted a forest of holiday trees alongside the already plentiful assortment on the family’s Waltham property. Since that day holiday trees and families coming to cut them down have been a part of each winter season.  [ more ]

Holiday Traditions Times Two Sharing Holiday Memories With Lucille & Cecile
By Cookie Steponaitis
While eighty-seven year old twins Lucille and Cecile Quesnel were born and raised in Leicester, Vermont in 1927 and have lived in Bristol since November 1, 1939 they were raised by parents who came from Canada. “One fact that might surprise most of the readers,” shared Lucille, “was that in our home growing up New Year’s Day was the big holiday and Christmas was, well, let’s just say the smaller of the two events.”  While the twin’s parents Anatole and Lumina Quesnel celebrated Christmas, it was New Year’s Day that meant a gathering, celebration and time for the two family favorites for visiting and playing cards.
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