I want to wish all that visit this blog a very Merry Christmas.
Santa Claus comes tonight. This old Santa drawing looks like he lost his pants.
A couple of short articles related to Christmas traditions. THE HONEOYE FALLS TIMES Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1915 Mistletoe Superstitions What superstitions cluster, thick as it berries, round the mistletoe! In old times such were its magic powers that it was worn as an amulet, and potent love potions were brewed from it. It cured wounds, …
Holly makes everyone think of Christmas. Same for poinsettias which are really a tropical plant that originally came from Mexico.
Usually there is snow in the Rochester area at Christmas time. Not this year. Instead, this year we can just look at this old postcard.
Time again for some old Christmas postcards. This one is about 100 years old and was made by Rochester Litho. At one time there were many lithography companies printing seed catalogs and color advertising of every kind.
I finished scanning my collection of Cine-Kodak News. It was a magazine for people that were making home movies using Kodak cameras. It gave tips for both the amateur and the advanced movie maker. The first issue was in 1924 and the last was in either 1946 or 1947. They did skip a few years …