Tag Archives: Religious holidays

Santa Claus – St. Nicholas ~ Truth or Myth?

He had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for Santa Claus. 1600 ~ The Puritans made it illegal to mention St. … Continue reading

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Columbus Day…

Hero, Villain or Both? So you think that Christopher Columbus discovered America in the Niña, the Pinta  and the Santa Maria and also, while he was at it, proved the Earth wasn’t flat? Wrong, wrong and wrong. Given that the European explorer … Continue reading

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