Yesterday was Saint Nicholas
Day. A festival for children in
many European countries.
Our American version
Santa Claus, the Anglo-
Canadian and the
British Father Christmas
are derived from Saint
Santa is depicted as a short
round man who lives at the
North Pole with Mrs. Claus
and brings gifts to good boys
He is also known to have
elves helping him with "THE
"LIST" plus a sleigh with reindeer.
"Santa Claus" is also derived from
In the beginning Father Christmas
was not known to pass out gifts
but as times have changed it is
said that he too is a gift giver.
This is a small bit of information
on Santa and the story behind him.
As always the net is full of fun info
on the Jolly Elf. Start a new tradition
with your family and find out more
about Santa, Father Christmas, and
If you missed the fun we had on
our anniversary---checkout the
previous post. :)
~Keep on Dreaming~