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Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. - 12/12/07 02:05 PM
On September 21, 1897, it was buried on the editorial page, under articles about politics, railroads and a new bicycle design. A letter was sent to the editor of the New York Sun newspaper from an 8-year-old named Virginia O'Hanlon, the only child of a New York City Coroner's Assistant, questioning the existence of Santa Claus. Francis Pharcellus Church, who wrote for the newspaper, replied to Virginia and his editorial became a piece of Christmas lore. In keeping with his newspaper's policy, Mr. Church was not credited for writing the editorial until after his death in 1906. Virginia lived to the (3 comments)
Did you know (a little Christmas Trivia) - 12/11/07 01:47 PM
Did you know that Dr. Clement Clarke Moore, who wrote, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," which, today, we refer to as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," was the author of a Hebrew dictionary and for more than 20 years, would not acknowledge he was the author of the famous Christmas poem? Moore was Bible scholar from a wealthy family in New York and taught at Columbia College. He lived in New York City on a big estate in Manhattan called Chelsea, which later it gave its name to the neighborhood. The poem was written originally for his children but was first (2 comments)
1572 Alexander Street SE (Ottawa Hills/Iroquois Area) $319,900 Classic elegance is the hallmark of this plantation-style, all-brick two-and-a-half story home. From its white columns in the front that remind you of "Tara" to its soothing colors throughout, this home offers real comfort, southern style. Its kitchen is open and inviting, ready for a crowd to gather with its glasses of wine and stories of the day. The original butler kitchen makes a great wet bar and wine closet. Dress the table for dinner in the formal dining room or enjoy the convenience of the eating area, warmed by the corner fireplace. Upstairs, the (1 comments)
A Christmas Visit from Mary & Penny, Tooth Fairies - 12/07/07 11:31 AM
As some of you know, as my daughters were growing up, I wrote them poems from their own, individual tooth fairies. While many people have suggested I get them published, I've never found a publisher who shared their enthusiasm. Nevertheless, I have received many requests for the one I wrote one Christmas. It is below. I hope you enjoy it and forward it on to your friends and family. With my heartfelt wishes to all of you for a joyful holiday season, here is "A Christmas Visit From Mary and Penny. _______________ Dear Jennie and Katie, 'Tis Christmas again, with snow deep and white. Hand-in-hand we flew (5 comments)
The Story of the Frog and the Scorpion - 12/02/07 12:36 PM
Once upon a time there lived a frog. He was a happy little frog, for the most part. One day, soon after a downpour, he hopped his way to the river. The river was swollen from the rain and its current raced over rocks and trees. Just as he was about to jump into the river to swim across, he heard a small voice whispering, "Hey, Mr. Frog, hey, over here." He looked all around before saw the scorpion sitting close to his webbed foot. "Mr. Frog, will you please give a ride across the river?" The frog looked at the scorpion and (6 comments)
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