December 21st is the day of winter solstice this year. Some years it can be the 20th or 22nd, generally will occur about 6 hours later each year, with a jump of a day (backwards) on leap years.Read More
Snow is certainly part of the image of Christmas.
Baby Jesus didn’t see snow but he may have sometime in his life since snow is found in the mountains in Israel.Read More
Today’s the day – it’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – the third Friday in December.Read More
Singing or chanting was part of the earliest societies. Of course, the Pagans, from whom much of the Christmas traditions can be traced, sang.Read More
The Father of the Christmas Card is regarded as Sir Henry Cole, of London, England. He was a very popular man and he needed a way to respond to all of his correspondence. He commissioned the first card by John Callcott HRead More
“I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Underneath the Mistletoe Last Night” are words we all know. But we probably don’t know too much about the plant. It has a deep history, that sort of makes sense that it is associated witRead More