Monday, December 24, 2012

Day Seven of Seven Days of Christmas Celebration

The Saturday Evening Post - December - 1925

I grew up reading The Saturday Evening Post.  It was just as entertaining as People Magazine and certainly more educational.  The covers were often a highlight.  

This beautiful and nostalgic image of Santa giving the toddler a hug was created by Norman Rockwell who likely was the Post's most famous cover illustrator.  Rockwell had a very particular view of life in the US and a great sense of the common man and a special interest in children.

Rockwell began his career illustrating for a magazine I'd not heard of previously, St. Nicholas Magazine which featured stories for children by many very well know writers of the time.

I hope those of you with children or grand-children, nieces, nephews or children etc. will find a nice book to read tonight as they snuggle in their beds waiting for sugar plums to dance in their heads.  The warmth will last for years and the memories forever.


Thank you for spending time at Studio 24-7.
I hope you have enjoyed my Christmas 
Celebration and thoughts on Santa.
Enjoy your family and friends.
I'll be back soon.


  1. These Santa posts have been wonderful, Terry. Thank you for sharing them and Merry Christmas!

  2. Thank you, Terry, for sharing all the Santas. Loved this series of posts.

  3. Thank you Vivien and Mia. It was fun and I'm happy you enjoyed them.