Category: History

This Comes Gently

Posted by – 12/22/2012

Wilson Bentley Snow Crystals

NYC had a wee flurry of snow this afternoon, just in time for the advent of winter. Speaking of, Angeliska posted about all things solstice and included this weirdo gem of an article, detailing the role of psychedelic mushrooms in the origin of Santa Claus. If you have never considered drinking reindeer urine before, you may after reading this.

Title quote from William Carlos Williams’ “The Snow Begins” & early 20th century snow crystal photos by Wilson Bentley