Just My Thoughts: Christmas with the Presidents

(Pensacola, Florida – Dec. 16, 2021) – Christmastime at Mount Vernon in the late 18th century was a far cry from the lights, trees, tinsel, and frenetic pace of parties we know today in the 21st century.  Christmas trees were largely unknown to the American public.  The Christmas tree was brought to the U.S. in … Continue reading Just My Thoughts: Christmas with the Presidents

Day 6 and 7: The Twelve Days of Albus!

Technical difficulties yesterday resulted in my failure to post Albus' Sixth Day of Christmas. I must apologize for the failure of my neurological synaptic action trigger alarm system (in other words, sorry--I just forgot!). So, as we get ready to close out 2020, allow me to present Albus' Sixth and Seventh Days of Christmas! For … Continue reading Day 6 and 7: The Twelve Days of Albus!

Day 5: The Twelve Days of Albus!

For the Fifth Day of Christmas, Albus the Crab would like to present five Christmas moose!! Silverdale, Washington. (Nathanael Miller, 29 December 2020)

Day 4: The Twelve Days of Albus!

Well, Albus the Traveling Crab decided to start his own "Twelve Days of Christmas" celebration, but with a decidedly crustacean touch. Crab cultures are as varied and intricate as human cultures are (don't ever accidentally call a Dungeness Crab a Stone Crab, or a Snow Crab a King Crab; you wouldn't BELIEVE the cultural crossfire … Continue reading Day 4: The Twelve Days of Albus!

Christmas Eve Brothers!

Every day a different show is put on when one lives near the mountains. Looking west to the Olympic Mountains on Christmas Eve morning. The twin peaks in the distance are The Brothers, a prominent set of peaks in the Olympic Mountains. The south peak (on the left) rises to 6,842 feet above sea level … Continue reading Christmas Eve Brothers!

“Proud Lion” Makes a Great Gift!

Proud Lion makes a great (and inexpensive!) Christmas or other holiday gift! Give your loved ones the adventure of a lifetime, all between the covers of the new mystery adventure by Nathanael Miller!