Christmas Countdown - Day 19 - Let it Snow, Let it Snow....

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.  

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Christmas Countdown - Day 18 - It's Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!!!

Today’s the day – it’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – the third Friday in December.

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Smart Mom's Toy Box: 12 Brainy Games for Christmas

It’s nearly Christmas and it’s unbelievable how fast time flies. Your kids are in the middle of the school year, enjoying a well-deserved break.

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Countdown to Christmas - Day 17 - Carols, Let Us Sing!!!

Singing or chanting was part of the earliest societies. Of course, the Pagans, from whom much of the Christmas traditions can be traced, sang.   

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MPP Daisy Wai and MPP Michael Parsa Announce More Financial Relief for Richmond Hill

Daisy Wai, MPP for Richmond Hill and Michael Parsa, MPP for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill, announced on December 16th, 2020, that Richmond Hill will receive an additional $1,747,000.00 in Safe Restart Ag

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Christmas Countdown - Day 16 - Christmas Cards, some history, some reflections

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 H

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A Musical Concert of Christmas Joy, with Chris Rolko, recorded at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church

Maybe you have sat in the pews at the Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church and enjoyed a concert.  We can't this year but let's pretend. 

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Christmas Countdown - Day 15 - Mistletoe - Parasite or Pleasure?

“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 wit

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