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Bearing Gifts We Traverse Afar

Today is Epiphany or Three Kings Day (although it might not be anymore by the time I’ve finished this post, at least not in this time zone), the celebration of the wise men bringing gifts to the baby Jesus. Well, … Continue reading

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Gladly the Chrono Cross I’d Bear

Chrono Trigger is a somewhat unusual game in that it kills off its main character. The hero, known as “Crono” because the game only allows for five-character names, is taken out by the alien parasite Lavos in the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Where’s the Befana?

Tonight, we’ll take a look at an Italian Christmas tradition. No, not Dominick the Donkey. It’s the Befana, a witch on a broomstick who gives presents to children. Like Santa Claus, she enters a house through a chimney, and leaves … Continue reading

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