Merry Christmas! We’re celebrating in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Even though it’s a sunny and beautiful 85 degrees today we were lucky enough to find snow, sort of.
The snow is made from bags of SALT! It’s not packable and you can’t build a snowman, but we did see plenty of “salt castles!”
Merry Christmas from us to you. We hope you have a wonderful celebration wherever you are in the world!
Alana & Matt
This is believed to be because “happy” took on a higher class connotation than “merry,” which was associated with the rowdiness of the lower classes. The royal family adopted “Happy Christmas” as their preferred greeting, and others took note. it is appropriate to say Merry Christmas to people who celebrate Christmas. To people who do not celebrate Christmas, I like to say Happy Holidays or Happy New Year.