Readers: I saw this tweet on Twitter from Kelly Gilbert (@kelly_gilbert) and had to share. Very creative! Best regards, Michael

Merry Christmas! I hope some of these tasty treats reach your table today. Michael

Source: –, The Logistics of Santa Claus, Broadstreet, December 25, 2015, http://www.broadsheet.ie/2015/12/25/yu

Source: Snibbe, Kurt, Here is a primer for Hanukkah 2018, which begins Dec. 2, The Press-Enterprise, The Orange Country Register, December 2, 2018, https://www.pe.com/2018/12/02/here-is-a-primer-for-hanukkah-2018-which-begins-dec-2/. Hanukkah, also referred to as the Festival of Lights, began at sunset yesterday. Hanukkah is celebrated for 8 days so we will be celebrating, eating latkes, and lighting candles until December […]

Readers: Most of you don’t know it, but I am a vintage Santa Claus collector. I cannot explain why or how, but I always felt looking at photos of the vintage Santa Clauses was like drinking hot cocoa on a cold Winter day. It warms you up inside. My Christmas present to you are images of […]

Happy holidays, Detroit! This 1885 poster shows the various models of sleighs offered by the Detroit Bending and Sleigh Co. Works at Milwaukee Junction Station, Detroit – still appropriate for anyone dashing through the snow today. Source: Detroit Historical Society