Monthly Archives: December 2008

Santa Claus

The poem “The Night Before Christmas” was first published in The Troy Centinal, a New York newspaper, in 1823. It was written by Clement Clark Moore and was celebrated in his time as the father of Santa Claus. In an … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus as we know him was Haogious Nikolaos of Bari. He was a Christian Bishop of Lydia, now modern Turkey. Scholars can’t even agree if he ever lived, but people have celebrated the goodness of St. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ludwig

DUM DUM DUM DUMMMMM!!DUM DUM DUM DUMMMMM…….Ludwig Von Beethoven born December 16, 1770Happy birthday Ludwig.Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler 1820

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Little Miss Muffett

Little Miss Muffettsat on her tuffeteating her curds and whey.Along came a spiderthat sat down beside herand frightened Miss Muffett away. watercolor 6″ x 8″

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