Monthly Archives: December 2018

HISTORY TIDBIT: NEW YEAR BABIES

Nowadays, in some parts of the world, babies who are the first to be born into a community on January 1st get to be on TV, and have their pictures in the paper, and get a lot of neat baby stuff, courtesy of local merchants. Along with freebies for their parents. Siblings, if any, appear […]

HISTORY SHARE: A KING WENCESLAS STORY

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

TRIVIA TRAIL: CHRISTMAS TURKEY

Question: Did England’s King Henry VIII eat turkey? Answer: Yes. Or, at least, probably, as I doubt old Hal was one to forego the luxuries of life, and turkeys were brought to England from the New World during his reign. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/12/19/bones-remains-englands-first-turkey-dinner/  

DISCUSSION TOPIC: PRESENT OPENING TRADITIONS

A seasonal topic for discussion could be the present-opening debate. Many who celebrate Christmas open them Christmas Day, with perhaps one present being allowed on Christmas Eve, Scandinavian kids open all of theirs on Christmas Eve. Additionally, Dutch children get their presents on St. Nicholas Eve (December 5th) and other European kids the next day, […]

HISTORY SHARE: CHRISTMAS LEGEND: TABBY CATS’ ‘M’s

The legendary Christmas ‘M’ on the forehead of tabby cats can be seen in the above photo of our grey tabby, Sprite, who was with us for seventeen years. We got her at the local flea market the day that someone there  had a box of kittens to give away. The youngest of the next […]

HISTORY SHARE: HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS

Our family did not follow this tradition because my father worked in the local flour mill and, greedy little children that we were, we put flour sacks at the end of our beds. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/the-legend-of-the-christmas-stocking-160854441/

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