My Annual Christmas Eve Post for 2020

Many of my friends here in Vermont see winter as a time to pull out the skis, the sleds, the toboggans and hit the hills. Not me. Over the past few decades, I’ve come to see winter as a time … Read More

My Annual Christmas Eve Post for 2017

For those of you fairly new to And So It Goes, I first discovered John McCutcheon’s song, Christmas in the Trenches, in 2013. It tells an amazing and long forgotten true story, one that I’m committed to sharing. I’ve been posting it every Christmas … Read More


posted in: Holidays, Peace 4

  It’s Christmas Eve and with so many new subscribers, I’m happy to post a link to the Christmas story I’ve posted each year since 2013. It’s a story that begs to be remembered.  But this year, I’m afraid I have no more … Read More

Annual Christmas Eve Story

  How the year has flown.  The following story is one I’ve shared before, first in 2013 and again in 2014.   It is a story that teaches us that peace can be found if individual men and women want it badly enough … Read More

Christmas in the Trenches

   December 25, 1914 One day when enemies stopped fighting New Year’s Eve 2012, I was privileged to be in the audience when a small group of performers offered a song I’d never heard. Christmas In the Trenches so moved me, I … Read More

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