This wonderful vintage postcard brings back so many memories of the old nativity set I loved as a child, which still graces the home of my sweet Mumsie.
In our growing up years, each Christmas Mom would write a play. Christmas Eve, I and my five siblings would perform for neighbors, friends and family. As a part of the drama we would sing Silent Night. It was our favorite Christmas song.
Then one late evening, our youngest brother, who was around four years old, asked Mom, "Who is Round John Virgin?" Which, of course, sent us into transports of laughter.
Since that long ago Christmas day, a little round tin man, who goes by the name of Round John Virgin, sits next to Joseph, Mary and the Christ Child. I still giggle a bit over that wonderful old memory.
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