Category: §-Holidays

Christmas Candy Canes

Article: Christmas Candy Canes ©Michael Krigline, MA (2015),⇔ A brief introduction to Christmas Candy Canes (拐杖糖)⇔ Perhaps you’ve seen candy canes hanging on a Christmas tree, or used as a Christmas decoration. This tasty treat has an interesting history. According to legend, an English candy maker in the 1700’s created the candy cane to express […]

Who is Santa Claus

Article: Who is Santa Claus ©Michael Krigline, MA (2007),⇔ An introduction to one of the most popular symbols of Christmas⇔ Santa Claus is not so much a person as he is an idea, but this idea started with a real person many centuries ago. Around the world, “Santa” has many names: Santa Claus, Sinter […]

Holidays (overview)

At the moment, there’s not much in this category, but someday I hope there will be more. While we wait for me to find time to be a webmaster, you can find many holiday resources at my old website: or You can also find Study Guides for several holiday films at Family […]


Article: The Advent Season ©Michael Krigline, MA (2008),⇔ An introduction to traditions related to the four weeks before Christmas⇔ Today’s Christmas traditions can be grouped into two categories: a secular winter holiday (Santa, gifts, snow, Christmas tree) and a celebration of the historical birth of Jesus Christ (“Christmas” is a shortened form of the […]


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