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Laurence Fondère     2/10/2014 8:59:26 AM
Thanks a lot to all the artists. I hope be here for the next Winterfest.

Alyssa G. / ofcourseitquacks@yahoo.com     2/10/2014 12:26:55 AM
How can it be over - haven't we just begun? Sigh...until we meet again, dear friends, in the Great Hall next year or elsewhere sooner - journey well, and know that you are thought of and loved.

Emily     2/9/2014 10:49:14 PM
Thank you all for an amazing 1st WFOL. Oh, it went by so fast and there was so much to do! But I know the light, warmth, good will, and happiness will last for days and months to come. Thank you all again for your awesomeness!

Rusty     2/9/2014 9:32:30 PM
I leave tonight with a sadness in my heart. If we have omitted / made errors about the Authors from the listings we researched will you please reach me though my email? tabphb@msn.com.

We had wanted to bring happiness, not disappoint or diminish people-

“My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light!” (Edna St Vincent Millay)


Dawn O.     2/9/2014 9:00:13 PM
Once again the candle makers have brought us together for a wonderful week. I just wanted to say "thank you" to everyone that made this week so special. While life got in the way the last few days,keeping me away from the tunnels more than I would have liked, I very much enjoyed the time I've spent with you all.

So until next year,
Keep Sharing the Light,

Dawn O.

Carole W     2/9/2014 7:39:14 PM
The days have passed too quickly! The energy you all bring to this celebration is so inspiring and motivating. My heart is filled with joy and hope, and I thank you, each and every one of you, for the gift that is uniquely Winterfest. It is our special time. Before I blow out this candle, I lift it high!

Sandy2     2/9/2014 7:08:21 PM
A thousand thank yous to our amazing Candlemakers and to all who contributed. You keep the dream alive for all of us who choose to call the Tunnels home and always will. Much love and light to all in our wonderful family.

Katie Armistead     2/9/2014 6:57:47 PM
Thank you Candlemakers, for such a lovely event. I didn't have time to interact much this year, but I read a LOT!
Nice to see that the dream lives on in so many of us!

Rose M     2/9/2014 6:17:28 PM
What a great end to a terrific, uplifting celebration! I loved the sweet premise of the Treasure Hunt this year. I got so woefully sidetracked admiring all of the talent out there that by the time I finally got to the fantastic treasures, Catherine and Vincent were both passed out from starvation. What a job well done on being able to make Vincent’s Chamber extra special this year. Thanks for the dazzling piece of art in the Bathing Chamber, Sandy Tew! Thanks to everyone for the many laughs from Caption This. Now go and get some rest, Wintercandlemakers! It is beyond well-deserved. Thank you all for an incredible week of fun! May the warm spirit of the tunnels stay with each of you the whole year through.

Rosemarie S.     2/9/2014 4:44:37 PM
Thank you Candlemakers for a wonderful week! I have been to all the Winterfests and they keep getting better. The Wallpapers this year were exceptional. I loved the "They Shall Have Stars" the most - it's now on my PC. I loved the Mosaics in other languages. It was so much fun to try my hand at Italian! WFOL is even educational! : ) Thank you to all who contributed in big ways and small. This celebration - and all of you - mean so much to me. Until next year - or Minneapolis - Remember Love...

Donna in Toronto     2/9/2014 4:52:01 PM
Thank you again for keeping the dream alive and for all your hard work. Thank you to everyone for their submissions and for always finding your way back home.

SandyX     2/9/2014 4:22:40 PM
It's hard to believe that the week has passed already. It's always so much fun to be a part of this virtual gathering of friends. I hope I'll get to see many of you in person at the con in Minneaplos! A big thank you to everyone who participated in WFOL - it's your contributions, shared gifts, generousity, participation, conversation, and tunnel spirit that makes this event a success year after year. Y'all are the best! Hugs!

Carolyn Kleinsorge     2/9/2014 3:52:29 PM
Just listened to "Hallelujah" in the Song section and was blown away. Leonard Cohen would be proud of this cover of his wonderful song. And it was particularly nice to have the singer be an alto and hear it in a key I could sing along with. Thanks you Catherine E. for your beautiful version.

Teresa Miller     2/9/2014 3:37:12 PM
My 3rd WFOL and it just gets better and better!Thank you candlemakers for all the hard work each of you have done. The Dream continues with this wonderful Family!

Linda Stork     2/9/2014 2:58:29 PM
Thank you for another wonderful Winterfest! Like our cons, they just keep getting better and better every year, and they are all great! Thanks to all the winterfestcandlemakers, and all the contributers, those who submitted stories, poems, art, crafts, recipes, and to those who added daily to the art, poems, chats.

Cordi     2/9/2014 2:52:19 PM
Nine days are over today? Where is the time gone?
It's my 6th WFOL this year and I enjoyed it - again - very much. Every year I'm surprised about all that new stuff the Wintercandlemakers have collected for us. THANK YOU to all who contributed to our festivities and to the candlemakers for doing a great job.
Thanks to everyone I met in a chatroom or skype for the nice chatting time.
My WFOL this year: I beated Arthur, twice :D, I enjoyed as always the captions, puzzles and Sudokus. Treasure Hunt was a real fun. And new and so much fun for me ... doing the daily poems and the Mosaicstory in German, that's a really great idea!
Candlemakers, you captured me with the candle challenges - I the mode I'm in right now I could write a book :D
See - I really had fun!! THANKS, THANKS again ... cu ya all next year.
Take care and be well!

Joanne Bilodeau     2/9/2014 1:48:36 PM
Greetings,
this is my 3rd or 4th Winterfest,I can't remember which, hee hee,
I love being here every year and saying hello, but most of all reading the commentrs and stories, and knowing that it will all happen again next year and I just can't wait.
It's the best time of the year, aside from a couple of other ones.
Love & Hugs,
X X X

Jeff D.     2/9/2014 12:15:22 PM
Where has the time gone? It seems like only yesterday we all came together to celebrate the existence of our beautiful community that is our fandom. Thank you to all who shared their talents with us, the time and hard work you endured was greatly appreciated. A special thank you to the Wintercandlemakers for their efforts in putting this all together. It amazes me every year how you all do it. And, most of all, thank you to everyone who came to The Great Hall, the light you shine is what keeps our dream alive. Take care and be well, sending much love and hope to you all until we all gather here again.









Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/9/2014 11:36:36 AM
Am I blind...or hasn't Jay Acovone lit a candle on the map? I certainly couldn't see J.A.'s name and candle on the "guest list". If you want to join the closing ceremony with us, please light the candle. You will be mentioned along with everyone else. I know, you want it...tee hee hee.

Mini     2/9/2014 11:11:27 AM
The final day of our Winterfest celebration and my mind and heart are so filled with admiration for all the wonderful gifts you have all given. The stories, poetry, songs, readings, art, games, chats, and those who gave of their time....a Great BIG HUG and THANK YOU. You have all filled me with the spirit of the tunnels and helped renew the light within me to carry me through the dark until we meet again.

Cordi     2/9/2014 10:17:10 AM
Wouldn't it be funny if Father had treat the pipes like Pascal today?

Knock, Knock
Who is there?
Mary!
Mary who?
Mary me!


Rusty / RedNightBird     2/9/2014 9:37:39 AM
Thank-you, Authors and Artists for the gifts of this season. People who are thinking of submitting next time....Please DO!


“The Paradoxical WRITERS Commandments”

People will challenge your every creative thought
Listen for a grain of truth for self-improvement.

If you write well people will accuse you of egoism
Write well anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The writing you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Write anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The greatest and most creative writers can be shot down by those with the smallest minds.
Be creative, be great anyway.

What you spend years writing may be forgotten overnight.
Write anyway.

People really ask for mentorship but may criticize you if you do help them.
Mentor emerging writers anyway.

Give the world the best you write and you may be ignored and heartbroken.
Write anyway.”

RUSTY RedNightBird

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/9/2014 10:36:27 AM
HI! THE Jay "Joe Maxwell" Acovone?! WOW! Here, from Denmark (Europe), I GREET THEE!

Twas a wonderful WFOL this year....as usual! Take care, be happy...AND START DANCING!

Kari     2/9/2014 10:12:38 AM
This event has become one of my favorite holidays of the year! This is my fourth Winterfest, and each year brings different and exciting things. Thank you to everyone who makes this possible! You have truly become a part of my family.

jay acovone     2/9/2014 10:07:30 AM
wishing you all, all good things xo

Visitor     2/9/2014 10:06:15 AM
Possibly the most extraordinary WFOL Great Hall wallpapers ever. Excellent job, "CW."

Rusty / RedNightBird     2/9/2014 9:37:39 AM
Thank-you, Authors and Artists for the gifts of this season. People who are thinking of submitting next time....Please DO!


“The Paradoxical WRITERS Commandments”

People will challenge your every creative thought
Listen for a grain of truth for self-improvement.

If you write well people will accuse you of egoism
Write well anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The writing you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Write anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The greatest and most creative writers can be shot down by those with the smallest minds.
Be creative, be great anyway.

What you spend years writing may be forgotten overnight.
Write anyway.

People really ask for mentorship but may criticize you if you do help them.
Mentor emerging writers anyway.

Give the world the best you write and you may be ignored and heartbroken.
Write anyway.”

RUSTY RedNightBird

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/9/2014 8:58:42 AM
OMFG! Those Vincent pics, in the Bathing Chamber!... Is it hot in here, or is it just ME?!

I'm sweating bullets here...so, I will open my balcony door for a moment and get some cool air on my aching body!!

LauraG     2/9/2014 8:53:08 AM
The bathing chamber maze was a lot of fun! Thank you! And also lovely job on the Vincents today - top notch photoshopping! Kudos!!

Carol/CarrieZ     2/9/2014 7:46:46 AM
Just finished reading the hearth side stories. Wonderful. Thank you so much to the writers

Michele     2/9/2014 5:45:12 AM
Thank you to all who contributed to WFOL. I hope to enjoy all the wonderful stories long after the closing ceremonies.
Thank you to all the tunnel dwellers for keeping the dream alive

Catherine     2/9/2014 3:07:50 AM
Another wonderful moment with my family of the tunnels of the whole world, thank you has all d to have to continue history(story) has to make live this haughtiness and romantic, that d love, d ampathie, everything is absolutely completed, j hope to celebrate still many of winterfest, I kiss(embrace) ) de France. See you soon Catherine

Odile     2/9/2014 1:44:17 AM
Happy Winterfest to my Tunnel family! This is my first Winterfest and I am so glad to be here with you! It’s a wonderful experience to share Winterfest with friends from all over the world. Thank you so much, Wintercandlemakers and everyone who contributed for your hard work to keep the dream alive! It’s really a great job! I am enjoying songs, stories, poems, videos, calendars, mosaic stories, question of the day, recipes, caption this… nine days is too short!
Hugs to all!
See you soon!

Debbie Bluerose     2/9/2014 12:20:02 AM
There truly is no place like Home.. even when that Home is a web of virtual tunnels/holes in the ground. GRIN Because of all we find here, leave here and carry with us... friends and Family of choice... my world would never have been the same without you - Thank you! :-) As Catherine once said... "That I am able to give is only because of what all of you have given to me." *HUGS*

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/8/2014 7:07:36 PM
YES!! IT WORKED THIS TIME! ON MY OLD PC! "Old Faithful", as I call it. I trust it more than I trust the new PC!! Hmmmmm!! Anyway; there are now a couple of roses and a greeting in The Painted Tunnels! WOO HOO!

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/8/2014 5:39:05 PM
I have such problems with ArtPad! I wanted to save a picture of 2 roses and a greeting...but I just couldn't get my painting into the gallery along with the other wonderful artworks. I just got some odd picture there, a copy of a link. I just don't know, how to do this. I have been so frustrated by this...it just doesn't work!! I had put some energy into making that painting. *Sad sigh*


Carol/CarrieZ     2/8/2014 5:11:19 PM
Thank you Candlemakers. Loving Winterfest. Thanks to all contributors

SUZIE KONG     2/8/2014 11:38:21 AM
THANKS SO MUCH FOR EVERYTHING. HAVING A GREAT TIME. LOVE TO ALL. GOD BLESS US ONE AND ALL.

Bi     2/8/2014 11:17:53 AM
Many hugs to all of you who have participated in creating this great celebration...it daily makes a lot of fun to explore all tunnels for new activities...and i daily make a deep bow to such great talents :)))

bat.balien     2/8/2014 6:35:20 AM
Thx to the candlemakers, thx to everybody who helped made this wonderful Winterfest possible. We had and are still having a wonderful time.

Thx for picking such a great charity again. If we all just give a little, it can make such a difference for less fortunate.

Cordi     2/8/2014 5:37:07 AM
Had a blast yesterday with the Treasure Hunt ... thank you everyone who contributed. Nice treasures as always!!!!

Sharon Rolfe     2/8/2014 4:57:49 AM
This is my first Winterfest and I am so happy to be here. So many good memories of my favorite tv show. Wish it was still on. You have done a great job here. Happy Winterfest everyone.

Regina     2/7/2014 7:29:55 PM
Happy Winterfest!!!! Bring on the Nekkid Vincent!
I love all of you...
Southern Beast Babies
(we like are man hairy)

nan     2/7/2014 6:52:38 PM
I found the treasure!!! YAY! It was a lot of fun :) Great job, guys!!

David Greenlee     2/7/2014 4:09:08 PM
Dedicating my Winterfest Candle to the memory of James Avery, our own dear Winslow. It was a true privilege to spend time with James and a blessing to act with him.

LauraG     2/7/2014 1:42:14 AM
Thank you for the Treasure Hunt! Sandy and Winter, those were truly wonderful steamy treasures! Couldn't be happier! Hugs to you both! (And Winter, I hope to hear you read that in the talent show this summer!!)

Zara Wilder     2/6/2014 9:42:38 PM
Second year. Happy Winterfest, everyone!

Cindy     2/6/2014 5:05:49 PM
A special thank you to the writers out there! From the poets who are making something lovely accepting the daily challenges, to those of you who clearly spent a good deal of time polishing some amazing fan-fiction/poetry, you all have given the rest of us some lovely thoughts to keep all year!
Thanks again,
Cindy

Debbie Hunt     2/6/2014 12:34:37 PM
Love the Stories Please keep them up esp the ones where Catherine does not die. I hated the way they ended the show.

Cordi     2/6/2014 10:06:31 AM
As I'm a little frustrated this year with Hangbiest and Pascals Cryptogramm I can say now .............JIPIIIIEEEH YEEAH!
Beated Arthur 2 times today. Nice Mouse speeches at the end.
Bunch of hugs Judith for showing me the right way to start and Andrea for her help too.

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/6/2014 9:57:20 AM
YES!!! FINALLY FREE FORM in "Daily Challenge!!" WOO HOO!!! *Roars of sheer glee, paws in the air!*

LauraG     2/6/2014 8:11:19 AM
Hello again, tunnel dwellers! Thank you so much to those who have messaged me about my very first forays into painting watercolors. I've been having a blast playing and figuring things out as I went, and the challenges were just the most delightful inspiration to me. I've been loving the cryptograms as always and the word clouds are just terrific. Can't wait for what tomorrow will bring! Hugs to all!!

Rose M     2/6/2014 7:53:33 AM
I wasn’t sure how last year’s WFOL could be topped, but to borrow Catherine’s words, “Forgive me for doubting!” How rich this year’s festivities have been, and it’s only day 6! I love it all, but I’ve especially enjoyed the typewriter poems in Vincent’s chamber, the word clouds in the gallery, Pat’s lovely piano playing in the amphitheater, the questions of the day, and the Purina guffaw. This year’s daily wallpapers in the Great Hall have been especially beautiful. So much . . . and I haven’t even had time to start reading the stories in the library yet! To the Candlemakers, contributors, and all my fellow Winterfest revelers, thank you for sharing! Can’t wait to see what else is in store for us.

Carolyn in Washington State     2/5/2014 9:27:12 PM
Have had to miss so much of the week due to illness, but what I have shared has been incredible! Thank you so much to the organizers who work so hard every year to do this for us. Have now hooked my grandson. YES! He will be 15 next Winterfest and I know that he will be here as often as possible. Thank you so very much. Be well.

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/5/2014 9:03:50 PM
I JUST BEAT ARTHUR! MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!

I hope to see some crosswords "soon, full soon". I love those! And I love "Chuckle of the Day!"

Cindy     2/5/2014 2:09:49 PM
Thank you so much WFOL organizers! Your hard work is so much appreciated!
From a first timer,
Cindy

Ana     2/5/2014 6:32:07 AM
Day 5 and I keep gettting lost in the library. What a treat!. Love those stories about our fab couple!. Hugs to all. Thank you to everyone who contributed!.

Romantic1     2/4/2014 10:21:25 PM
Getting a late start this year but still having a great time. Can't thank everybody enough for all their hard work. You have no idea how much you encourage us all to keep dreaming.

Lindariel     2/4/2014 7:39:48 PM
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to Winterfest Online 2014! So many wonderful treats here already, and new goodies every day!

Lynette     2/4/2014 3:27:59 PM
What a lovely way to spend a snowy day laughing my
@#$ off at the "Purina Diet" story, the challenge
stories w/Edie & the baseball bat...LauraG,your
Edie artwork had me sputtering my breakfast tea...You have some hidden talents, keep them coming at us :)Thank you singers for the filks. I've added them to my BATB playlist:)Arthur, you're good, I haven't won a round so far this Winterfest.
Thank you Wintercandlemakers and all contributers for a wonderful Winterfest experience.
Hugs,
lynette5168

M.     2/4/2014 12:08:25 PM
Thanks to you all this is a wonderful winterfest! Keep on dreaming so we might all enjoy such talents in words, form and performance!! Have all fun !! Thanks!!

underthepark     2/4/2014 9:22:36 AM
Thank you Candlemakers and everyone who helped make this WFOL possible. Great idea to put the recipice in a book to print. Beautiful pictures, great storries, poems, videos, readings.....
THANK YOU!!!

Cordi     2/4/2014 8:36:48 AM
Funny videos in the Amphitheater, wonderful storys in the Library ... "My Elliot" it's so beautiful.
I'm still hooked up with the Captions, Mosaic and daily Challenges. And it's interesting how different the episoden titles are translated in the languages - great game for that. I matched German 100% of course ;), Italien 80% thanks to the english additions. Need to try French and Japanese as well.
Now out and having more fun!!!! See ya!

Manu     2/4/2014 7:10:17 AM
My first winter festival and I am so happy to be here

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/4/2014 5:52:39 AM
And to those, who haven't read the story about the dog food yet...DO IT! You'll 'p' your pants, laughing!!! And Classical Round Robin is SO good! KUDOS to those, who write these chapters. I will save this story, too, like I've done b4. WFOL ROCKS!! So many games. I like Jigsaw Puzzles and Daily Challenge; I hope to see Free Form, too!

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/4/2014 5:47:09 AM
HEY!

New Tunnel guests; welcome! Enjoy the dancing light, enjoy the fun and games! And did I just see Terrance Ellis on the guest-/candle list? as in; THE Terrance "Rolley" Ellis?! KEWEL!! Now, it'd be fun, if Jay "Maxwell" Acovone, David "Mouse" Greenlee and Roy "Father" Dotrice attended! AND; it would totally rock, too, if Linda 'da Beauty' Hamilton joined us as well! THERE IS LOVE!!

Lara B     2/4/2014 12:39:08 AM
I have been enjoying Winterfest so far. Hugs to all

Rusty / RedNightBird     2/3/2014 11:02:23 PM
Thank-you, thank-you to everyone who is filling these days with stories and chats and recipes and music.

What a needed respite after the insanity of the holidays and horrible weather!!

Tunnel Hugs to all!

The Southern Beast Babes
(We Like Our Men Hairy)

Brooke     2/3/2014 8:16:08 PM
Ah, if only Winterfest could last all winter long. I don't get to visit with my Tunnel Family often enough, but I always love to wander through the Great Hall at this time of year. I love you guys!

Pablo     2/3/2014 6:39:25 PM
Kudos to LauraG for her wonderful drawings! You 'released' one of your many hidden talents, isn't it, dear? :) Felicitacionessss!!!

Emily     2/3/2014 4:38:11 PM
My 1st WFOL and I am happily lost and inspired roaming the tunnels. Thank you all! Happy Winterfest!

Janice     2/3/2014 3:59:21 PM
It's always a pleasure to visit Winterfest Online, they mean everything to me.

Kindra     2/3/2014 2:05:21 PM
I am enjoying Winterfest so much! I love the Daily Challenges and catching up on the Round Robin every day. I can't wait to make some tof the recipes that have been submitted, too! I have lots of ideas to work on for next Winterfest!

Tweetie     2/3/2014 12:24:21 PM
Happy WinterFest 2014! Look forward to exploring. Thank you WinterCandleMakers for your hard work!

laukaz     2/3/2014 11:35:15 AM
Hi all! I'm so happy to be here again after a long long break! Enjoying it a lot! :-D

Stace     2/3/2014 10:39:52 AM
WFOL Candlemakers- you have went and outdone yourselves yet again. (and every year i wonder how that's possible) So far everything is fantastic fun!!!!!

Cordi     2/3/2014 9:34:52 AM
Der 3. Tag und es macht soviel Spaß - Captions, Sudokus, Videos, Geschichten.
Dieses Jahr bin ich auch den tägl. Poems verfallen und die Idee mit den Mosaikgeschichten in anderen Sprachen ist genial.
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3. day and I enjoy everything- Captions, Sudokus, Videos and storys. First try with daily poem challenges - much fun! And the Mosaicstorys in different languages ... great idea!

Johanna     2/3/2014 8:54:56 AM
Love Winterfest. Thanks for a joyful time every year.

Linda S     2/3/2014 6:22:01 AM
Congratulations, WinterCandleMakers! This gets better and better every year. Love the way all daily challenge poems can be added to, every day. More to read!

Pat     2/3/2014 4:59:08 AM
It is so wonderful to share Winterfest with so many, and from all over the world! May your candle stay lit throughout the year and may you bask in the warmth and glow of the flame knowing you are not alone.

Tamara     2/2/2014 6:57:20 PM
Wonderful to Share the Light with You All!
Love & Light,
Tamara

Abby     2/2/2014 5:52:21 PM
I was so excited about Winterfest that I forgot to sign in.
I am happy to here another year. Hope to catch with everyone & meet the newbies.

Skye Indigo Moon     2/2/2014 4:10:36 PM
I am happy to here another year Happy Winterfest everyone.

Gail Wessman     2/2/2014 4:09:17 PM
Glad to be here at Winterfest again hello everyone!

Boadicea     2/2/2014 3:54:54 AM
Made it!!! Can't wait to see all the newbie and old friends alike!

LjxPrime     2/2/2014 3:37:28 AM
It's my first time to participate in the WFOL, I really think it's an amazing job and thank you for your hard work! By the way, I am a Batb fan from China, I want you know there are still our fans in China!

ThePure     2/2/2014 3:19:40 AM
Let's share the light again. Happy Winterfest!

Rhonda     2/2/2014 2:18:57 AM
I can't believe all the years that have passed--yet our community still not only survives, but thrives. Winterfest reminds us every year that we are not alone. Welcome, friends.

Jeannine     2/2/2014 1:19:32 AM
I really look forward to Winterfest every year now. What a great community we BATB fans are.

roofy     2/1/2014 10:49:19 PM
I am always amazed t the work that all of the candle makers put into making winterfest so much fun and easy for all to participate in. Know that you are loved and appreciated for all that you do to keep the "dream" alive! Thank You for another winterfest!!

Beth     2/1/2014 9:37:13 PM
Many thanks to all the amazing folks who make WFOL possible! This is such a wonderful event to enjoy.

michelle bert     2/1/2014 7:02:20 PM
so glad 2 be back tis year. have made a quick stop 2 chat a lil n am now gonna check some things out 4 a bit til dinner..:-)..hope every1 is doing good n havin fun here..;-)...lotsa hugs n luv 2 my family here, everywhere all over the world..;-) <3

Skippy     2/1/2014 6:30:57 PM
How good to be back, I'm just so pleased to be here again, big mobs of love and hugs to all my online family and am really looking forward to traversing the tunnels to enjoy the fun this year. It's going to be magic, as always.

Pablo     2/1/2014 5:22:01 PM
¡Primera ojeada al Festival de invierno de este año! Como siempre, ya quiero ver las novedades de mañana... :) ¡Mil felicitaciones a los candlemakers por su dedicación! First look to this year Winterfest. As always I'm looking for the WFOL updates of tomorrow... :) Hundred times "thank you" to the candlemakers for their dedication!

Glo Dittmann     2/1/2014 4:57:44 PM
Every year I think the Candlemakers cannot possibly be more creative and every year I am proven wrong! Thank you to everyone who works so hard all year long to make every Winterfest the best ever! Happy Winterfest everyone! It is great to be back in the Tunnels!

Stormdancer     2/1/2014 3:58:41 PM
To the Candlemakers and Contributors, Thank You just isn't enough! All of you do such a Wonderful job every year! Thank You for making this dream possible and making it better and better every year! I don't know how you do it, but we are so very thankful for you! And to my Tunnel family, It is so Great to see all of you again! The Friendship, Love, and Compassion that I always feel in the Tunnels is amazing! And, like so many, I feel like a kid on Christmas Morning! HAPPY WINTERFEST EVERYONE! See you in the tunnels! Storm

Sharon     2/1/2014 3:43:55 PM
This is Wonderful....as always!!! Many Thanks Candlemakers and Everyone involved with this fun yearly Celebration!!

Connie     2/1/2014 3:16:10 PM
To all who have made this possible, you have my admiration, amazing work. May all enjoy who come here and remember a very special show.

Susie     2/1/2014 2:48:42 PM
This is my second Winterfest. What a great way to have some fun during this especially cold and snowy winter we have been having.

Mini     2/1/2014 1:26:19 PM
Kudos!!! Candlemakers!! You've done it again and created a wonderful site for our pleasure. I want to thank all of the contributors for the fantastic fun I'm having with all of your special gifts. I could go on and on but instead I'll just send out my sincerest thanks and a great big cyber HUG.
Luv ya all,
Mini

Edith     2/1/2014 12:36:13 PM
I am so happy that you guy's keep this going every year. Thank you. I am looking forward to all the fun on this site as I do every year.

~catherine e.     2/1/2014 11:58:02 AM
Couldn't have come soon enough! I feel as giddy as it gets, laughing outloud in my excitement at a nearby coffeeshop. Love to you all friends; I'm Home.

Sandy2     2/1/2014 11:29:49 AM
So glad it's that time of the year where we can live in the Tunnels for 9 days in midwinder. I've just had a short time to wander around until later when I'll spend some quantity and quality time with everything and everyone. Just have to note that there is already a "surprise" in Vincent's chamber. Wowsa!

SUZIE KONG     2/1/2014 11:19:58 AM
My second winter fest year. SO good to be back. Not sure what the chat stuff is or how to get on this site. I will enjoy all the great activities in the tunnels. I will wave as y'all pass by.

Carolyn Kleinsorge     2/1/2014 11:22:42 AM
Have been quietly waiting all year. Well, maybe not so quietly.

Tina     2/1/2014 10:28:53 AM
Hi all! delighted once again to say Happy Winterfest!

Rachel (NightRose)     2/1/2014 10:13:32 AM
Hi everyone! Checking in to say Happy Winterfest! And as always great job to all who put together this site and contributed to this annual celebration. Thank you!

JA     2/1/2014 9:35:27 AM
Thanks for doing such an amazing job each year!

Rusty / RedNightBird     2/1/2014 9:04:07 AM
WOW, finally made it to WFOL.......disconnect the phone, turn off the TV....I'm finally here!
Love to ALL!

LauraG     2/1/2014 9:02:09 AM
Cyndi Rae - I just loved your story about Vincent's copy of Great Expectations! What a delightful and unique story! It was a joy to read. Thank you so much for this gift!

JoAnn     2/1/2014 8:41:31 AM
Winterfest is here! It's better than Christmas morning! ThankyouthankyouTHANKYOU to the Wintercandlemakers and all those who contributed - you keep The Dream alive in such beautiful ways!!!Happy Winterfest to our Tunnel family!

Lara     2/1/2014 8:37:33 AM
Happy Winterfest!Yay....!

Samantha     2/1/2014 8:28:35 AM
hi everyone i am so glad to be in the tunnels but then ofcourse we all are Happy Winterfest

Pat     2/1/2014 7:54:26 AM
My second Winterfest! Thanks to all who make this happen. It is loved and appreciated by many! Hello to old friends, and welcome to new friends! May this Winterfest be your first of many!

Michelle K.     2/1/2014 7:47:38 AM
Happy Winterfest, everyone! Looking forward to exploring the tunnels for awhile ... thanks to the candlemakers for creating this for us. Can't wait to see what y'all have cooked up this year! And all the fans who contributed, too ... woohoo! Time to get started!

Marianne "Lioness" Nielsen     2/1/2014 7:00:43 AM
Hi! WHOA! PARTY TIME!! I have waited for this for MONTH now! I love WFOL, and I intend to make these days count and - in Vincent's words - savor every moment of the joy! There is Love! Okay, these are Doug Jones' words, but they rock. Tee hee. Have a lovely WFOL, y'all!


Judith N     2/1/2014 7:02:11 AM
This is better than good, better than better, better even than William's apple pie! Wow! What fun, off to explore, have no idea what I'm doing, but the swimming is fine! Both eyes open now! Thanks to everyone for all your hard work! xoxoxo

T'Mara     2/1/2014 6:57:22 AM
Thank you all *so* much for all your hard work! Winterfest is always such a blast!!

Padawanpooh     2/1/2014 6:53:12 AM
YAY! Winterfest again! I've been visiting the Tunnels for a long time...I think my first Winterfest was 2006...and it gets better and better each year. Thank you so much to all who have contributed to this magical event.

Linda S.     2/1/2014 6:49:41 AM
So happy to be roaming these tunnels again! I will wave at you as we pass in the halls . . .

Nancy T     2/1/2014 6:35:46 AM
That time of year again!! Off to do LOTS of exploring... have fun, I know I will.

Cindy     2/1/2014 6:34:27 AM
Winterfest greetings to all from a first timer. I hope you have a magical time.

LauraG     2/1/2014 6:26:54 AM
Happy Winterfest to all my fellow fans!!!

Cordi     2/1/2014 6:18:44 AM
One year is passed and I'm here again ... so happy to be a part of this great BATB family. Guess I meet old friends here below and a warm welcome to the Newbies - if you need help just ask, there's a lot of fellows around willing to lend a hand. THANKS to all Candlemakers and contributors who made this dream come true again!
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Ein Jahr ist vergangen und hier bin ich wieder ... so glücklich diese Family gefunden zu haben und nun ein Teil von ihr zu sein. Ich werde alte Freunde hier unten treffen und ein herzliches Willkommen allen, die zum ersten Mal dabei sind; wenn Ihr Hilfe braucht dann fragt einfach jemanden der unten rumläuft - wir helfen alle sehr gerne.
DANKE an die Wintercandlemaker und alle die dazu beigetragen haben, dass dieser Traum wieder wahr wird!

Carol S     2/1/2014 6:23:22 AM
This is my first Winterfest! So happy to be here --to see old friends (from our Sunday episode chats) and new ones! Thank you to all who make this happen every year!

Cyndi     2/1/2014 6:04:09 AM
I just can't tell you how much this year's Winterfest means to me; I've been looking so forward to gathering with all my friends - no... all my family! Thank you so Very much to all the WFOL Candle makers and contributors.

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