Today is Russian and Ukrainian Christmas. January 7th is Christmas for most, but not all, Orthodox Churches. That’s because those Churches are still using the old Julian calendar and most everyone else uses the Gregorian calendar. The Julian calendar is 13 days behind. At the high school that I attended, about 1/3 of the students …
Happy New Year! I hope this is the year that you find that elusive ancestor. You are probably asking what I am going to be adding the GenWeb of Monroe County this year. I’m only guessing but I think I will try to add more marriages from The Daily Record and also marriages & deaths …
As the clock approaches the midnight hour, stay safe. If you are drinking cheers to the new year don’t drive. Plus all of you around Rochester stay warm. It is going to be cold tonight.
Christmas is over except for returning presents that don’t fit or aren’t right for you. But the holidays aren’t over… Today is Boxing Day in Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand and other former British colonies. Although there are various theories as to how the day got named, it usually is thought that it was the …
A very Merry Christmas to all.
Get your yule log set afire and have your family get around it for this Christmas eve.
Another old Christmas postcard to keep you in the holiday spirit. This one is dated 1910.
I hope you have this whole week off from work to celebrate with Christmas with your family.
I hope you have all your Christmas presents bought and wrapped. Christmas is just around the corner.
The colors are kind of strange on this Christmas postcard but I think I like it anyway. It is dated 1910. You can see a larger version of this postcard by clicking on it. Then use your “back” button to return to this page. Same for most images used on this blog.