Monday, December 21, 2009

Saint Nicholas. Connecting folk lore with legend

Every fourth Thursday in November, The Macy's Thanks Giving Day Parade concludes with Santa trailing the parade as if to usher in a new season. One report declares Macy's Thanks Giving Day Parade is actually a patron celebration with Santa, representing Saint Nicholas of Myra as the guest of honor.

Aside from Santa making his debut in the Macy's parade, annually, Santa begins distributing gifts, as early as December 5, the eve of Saint Nicholas Day in the Netherlands. This is where we get to the grass roots of who Santa Clause is...
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  1. Hi JEL,
    Merry Christmas to you, too. I found a way to post on blogger. As you can see, I am more or less staying with However, this will allow me to keep up with old friends.
    I'll be bye for a visit. Even exchange links, now that I've come back to blogger, sort a.