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The Classical Saturday Morning Coffee Break & Prayer Revival | Main | Gardening, Puttering and Adventure Thread, Dec. 23
December 23, 2023

Happy Christmas Weekend

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Mostly memes today! A special one above in honor of our Head Elf here at AoSHQ. Glad he is still with us. Hope he is skipping additional shelving adventures in the near future.


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Big Christmas Pyes

Eating Christmas Pie at Mount Vernon was customary in the Washington household.

In 1786, George Washington described the holiday meal as "the Attack of Christmas Pyes." He elaborated, "We had one yesterday on which all the company (and pretty numerous it was) were hardly able to make an impression."⁣

Standing pies (pies that stand up without the aid of pie tins, moulds or hoops) required a tremendous amount of coordination and preparation amongst the enslaved cooks of Mansion House, at that time led by Hercules Posey. Given the poultry boning and other preliminary steps involved, it could take at least two days to put together.

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Smaller Yorkshire Turkey and Chicken Pie recipe (pictured) at the link above.

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Quotes

Proverbs 4:23, KJV

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

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Music

Christmas in Killarney


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Cross-valley Christmas music rivalry, University of Utah

vs. BYU

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Robert Shaw Chorale

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Hope you have something nice planned for this weekend.

This is the Thread before the Gardening Thread.

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Last week's thread, December 16, Things have changed for kids, since you were one

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