Just how bleak was the midwinter?

Does Bethlehem get snow? Singing and thinking about Christmas carols (as one does a lot at this time of year), sometimes an unexpected thought strikes you. I found myself speculating on the weather in Bethlehem. One carol was talking about the bleak midwinter with snow on snow (and the accompaniment always sounds as though it’s … Continue reading Just how bleak was the midwinter?