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 …
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.
A simple Christmas postcard from about 1915.
Another old Christmas postcard. This has some religious sentiments to remember the original meaning of the day.
This postcard dates from about 1915. The spelling of Xmas for Christmas has come under attack in the last few years. I found that in many old church records an “X” is used as abbreviation for Christ.