In the classic Charlie Brown special, Linus gives one of my favorite lines: “Christmas has not only become too commercial, it’s become toooooo dangerous.” One could be easily forgiven now for thinking about Christmas like Linus. If anything, “commercials” are much of what we remember about the holiday season in our Western,… Continue reading What’s In A Christmas List?
Originally posted on Truth in Fiction:
251 years ago William Wilberforce was born in a red brick house in Kingston-upon-Hull. The third child of a second son, he was a frail boy with poor eyesight but the only male heir of the Wilberforce line. The successful family business of trading wood, iron, and cloth meant…