Here are two posts that help us understand how profoundly and quickly everyday American culture has changed since the revolutionary 1960s: First up is a Front Porch essay by Anthony Esolen in which he introduces us to a poet beloved by everyday folk in the early part of the 20th century. Second, Rorate shares a short video by the SSPX on its flagship school, St. Mary's Academy and College, in St. Mary's, KS. Rorate's title, "Catholic education: What we have lost, and hope for the future," is telling.
So you think you know what a Christmas carol is? NLM's Charles Cole's short explanation may change your mind.