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Posts tagged ‘Holidays’

Holiday Coin Traditions

    We’ve already talked about some of the history of chocolate coins at Christmas, but what about other holiday coin traditions?   In the original…

The Luck of the Irish

From the Irish potato famine to years of invasion, colonization, exploitation and violent religious conflict, it would seem that the Irish have anything but good luck.…

Colorizing Postcards

Photo postcards used to only be in black and white. While black and white is all well and good, postcard publishers quickly wanted to add a…

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