Tag Archives: holidays

The Birth of the Traditional Father Christmas

Saint Nicholas (March 15, 220 AD – December 6, 343 AD) I knew I would probably look at this ‘original’ Santa Claus, after posting the birth chart of the modern one. The birth and death dates are the traditional ones … Continue reading

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The Holiday Card

A staple of summertime correspondence, the humble postcard has been the only communication between those on vacation and those stuck at home. I explored the idea of its mundane purpose… Seasick, Too The ‘wish you were here’ seemed so insincere; … Continue reading

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And Still I Stand This Very Day, With a Burning Wish to Fly Away

Looking for the Summer (1991) Look deep into the April faceA change is clearly taking placeLooking for the summer The eyes take on a certain gazeAnd leave behind the springtime daysGo looking for the summer This ain’t no game of … Continue reading

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In My Festive Shirt

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Sparkling Silhouette

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Remember Christmas Days

Remember Christmas Days   Remember Christmas Days when we were young, When Jack Pine’s boughs hung heavy, bright with lights, While children braved the clear, yet frosty, nights And meaning gave to each glad carol sung.   Inside the home, … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition

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Canadian Keswick Conference

Ferndale (near Port Carling), Ontario This vacation spot no longer exists. I’m not sure why. I tried finding the exact location a couple of years ago, but I believe the spot is now private property. CKC, as our Mom noted … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

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Muskoka Holiday

When I was a child growing up in Muskoka, I had the best time of my life. This book can still transport me back to that time and that place. Meet the Author Muskoka Holiday cover According to the information … Continue reading

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