Saturday, December 20, 2014

Fact of the Day: Santa Irving

Washington Irving is most famous for writing Rip Van Winkle, and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, but he also wrote a story that for the first time featured Santa riding his magical sleigh. Though in his time, it was St. Nicolas riding a flying wagon. 

10 comments:

Margaret D said...

Oh did he...interesting.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh, very interesting!

Emmylou said...

Didn't know this!

PS I hope Daisy likes GoT.:) And yeah...even though I read the book before seeing first season, Ned's death still blew me away!

Dixie@dcrelief said...

There's nothing worse than falling off the wagon - especially at Christmas.

Caro * said...

Interesting !
Have a great weekend :)

DeniseinVA said...

That is very, very interesting, thanks Adam.

Pat Hatt said...

Wagon sounds a bit wrong

stephen Hayes said...

I wonder what that magic wagon was pulled by.

Kay said...

Oh my! I've never heard of it.

bj said...

I didn't know this...he was sure a talented man.