Features http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/features/todaysfeatures en Joseph Williams trades his blue suede shoes for a Santa hat http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/joseph-williams-trades-his-blue-suede-shoes-santa-hat <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1222mmwilliams1.jpg" alt="Joseph Williams dresses as Santa and stands in front of his house on Diecks Drive waving to passing cars and handing out candy canes to those that stop." title="Joseph Williams dresses as Santa and stands in front of his house on Diecks Drive waving to passing cars and handing out candy canes to those that stop." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> <strong>Getting to know Joseph Williams:</strong><br /> Favorite singer: Elvis<br /> Pets: Two cats, a kitten and two dogs<br /> Favorite TV: &ldquo;Home Improvement&rdquo;<br /> Hobbies: Singing, creating things like the Christmas decorations for his home<br /> Favorite Elvis movie: &ldquo;Elvis on Tour&rdquo;<br /> Day job: Precision Roller Bearing Company<br /> <br /> Christmas trees can tell quite a story http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/christmas-trees-can-tell-quite-story <p> When you are 10 and sitting next to a Christmas tree with big bulbs hanging on branches and silver tinsel draping it, little do you know what significance a tree will have on your life.</p> Ridley Scott’s Exodus is an epic fail http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/ridley-scott%E2%80%99s-exodus-epic-fail <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/exodus-gods-and-kings-001_t1_0480_v0260_left-1098_r2_rgb.jpg" alt="Christian Bale as Moses leads the Egyptians into battle." title="Christian Bale as Moses leads the Egyptians into battle." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &ldquo;Exodus: Gods and Kings&rdquo;<br /> Rated PG-13 for violence including battle sequences and intense images.<br /> Release date: Dec. 12<br /> Runtime: 150 minutes<br /> Rating: Less than epic</p> <p> <strong><br /> </strong></p> <p> Director Ridley Scott has taken on aliens, war and gladiators of ancient Greece and now he has attempted a Biblical epic.</p> Getting through Christmas when someone is missing http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/getting-through-christmas-when-someone-missing <p> Christmas is a time when family and friends gather. But for some, even in the midst of joy, there is still sadness.</p> <p> If you&rsquo;ve experienced a loss of someone close to you, there is always a feeling that something is missing during the holidays.</p> Nativity set preserves memories http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/nativity-set-preserves-memories <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1217wwmills1.jpg" alt="Barbara Mills holds one of her favorites pieces from the 17-piece nativity scene she made after her daughter, Susan, died in 1975. Mills puts the figures out in a prominent place every Christmas." title="Barbara Mills holds one of her favorites pieces from the 17-piece nativity scene she made after her daughter, Susan, died in 1975. Mills puts the figures out in a prominent place every Christmas." align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> Every Christmas, a nativity scene sits on Barbara Mills&rsquo; mantel to help her remember and honor her daughter Susan.</p> <p> Susan, or Suzie as her mother affectionately calls her, died in October 1975 at age 13 of a malignant brain tumor.</p> Life or Something Like It: Grateful for a loving mother's rich legacy http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/life-or-something-it-grateful-loving-mothers-rich-legacy <p> I&rsquo;ve been getting my mom settled for her annual escape from wintry Kentucky to sunny Florida.</p> <p> And we&rsquo;ve been working on her memoirs, reminiscing about her childhood in Hungary, her trip to the United States, my father who died when I was 8.</p> <p> We started this project about five years ago and I kept meaning to get back to it, but.</p> Kitchen Adventures: A treat made from kisses http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/kitchen-adventures-treat-made-kisses <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dscn5862.jpg" alt="Candy Cane Kiss Marshmallow Dip with chocolate graham crackers is a tasty Christmas treat. " title="Candy Cane Kiss Marshmallow Dip with chocolate graham crackers is a tasty Christmas treat. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> In case you haven&rsquo;t noticed, I&rsquo;m a little obsessed with peppermint this season.</p> <p> After Christmas, the feeling will probably fade, but for now it&rsquo;s a must have.</p> <p> Peppermint is most often found in the form of a candy cane this time of year and is a popular flavor added to many candies at Christmas.</p> Dash of Class: Gifts made with care show your care http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/dash-class-gifts-made-care-show-your-care <p>