When seasons change and Christmastime is upon us once again, hearts and minds turn to the people and memories that are as special to us as the holiday season itself. It is a time when old feuds are settled, old grudges lost, and all debts are paid in spirit. The child with the widest eyes and words of the wisest and most elderly gentleman tell all that Christmas lives on, and in no other place can this be seen with such delight and enthusiasm than in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Where Christmas is Christmas is a collection of cherished Christmas memories; it is an invitation to experience the distinctive, homespun, Newfoundland and Labrador Christmas. In reflecting upon the many stories and holiday customs contained in the selections in this book, you will enjoy the nostalgia of yesteryear and savour the many events which have been associated with the celebration of the Christmas season in this province.
So, turn the page and rekindle the memories and experiences of the older generation in Christmas past. These heartwarming stories will encourage readers young and old to retain all that is good and beautiful in traditions as we all continue to celebrate the unchangeable message of the Christmas season.