Our Christmas tree is all adorned before the Thanksgiving holiday, so that family and friends that can only visit during that time can have a bit of festive feel to it all.
This will be my last post until after Christmas, birthday celebrations for my husby and myself and also our 47th wedding anniversary all arrive the week leading up to the best holiday for those who celebrate it!
~~~Merry Christmas Blessings to you and to yours~~~
Remember to double click on the first image, to view a larger slideshow presentation after you have read the narratives~
I am joining in the fun with Eileen at:
I'd Rather Be Birdin'Linking to I'd Rather B Birdin'
Maggie's MOSAIC MONDAY
Our beloved dogs, Silveit on left will turn 4 next month, Meaka center turned 9 this month and Svetka on the right...the young puppy is but 6 months and very large already. I made a new wreath for our front door this season~
This will be the month that I turn 69, which means that I shall be entering my 7th decade of life next time round, and that I find very difficult to believe, and yet it is so~
The small child in the red coat...my husband walking with our daughter when she was but 4 years of age...We recently had it made into a larger print and framed for her~
Svetka's first Christmas with us...I hope that she gets to see snow soon~
Some of the outside trees are adorned with ribbon~
Some of my creations made for the buffet and coffee table~
Our nativity has been being used for many years past~
On the 18th of this month our newly built East End Bridge, which will get a new name soon will open to traffic for the first time. That is also my husby's 69 birthday. This will ease traffic going from Louisville, KY over into Indiana. This bridge is near to a few of my favorite wildlife families and I am a little bit concerned for their new life with so much traffic~
Below is one of my favorite couples, Barbara and Santa Walt Queen. I did not take these photographs, but I know that they wouldn't mind my share. Isn't he the best looking Santi Ho Ho ever ;)~
For at least the past 30 years, I have shopped at the Cherry House, a local furniture store with something for everyone. When our three daughters were young, I would take them this time every year to choose a lovely adornment of their choosing for the tree, and now all of these years later they adorn their own trees with their treasures from long before. The images below were taken last week at the Cherry House in Oldham County, KY and yes, I made a nice purchase as well~
Every year on Thanksgiving morning for decades past I have watched the Macy's Day parade from New York City, always done by the Today Show which I have watched since I was a small child. I used my cell phone camera to snap a few images from the TV screen and here are those shares~
The balloon floats in the first image has been around since the year of my birth and made their first parade on my birthday year of 1947~
Of course I have to share Deer since Rudolph and his helpers will be helping Santa get ready to deliver toys to all of the good boys and girls around the world very soon now. They are not Reindeer, but I am just certain that they are his helpers too~
A lonely country church now in shambles in a small town called Sulfur, which is running pretty close to a ghost town these days...near our county in KY~
Well hi there you beautiful horse...I used PicMonkey to make it a little festive~
The Red-Shouldered Hawks and Red-tailed Hawks are still in our area, finding plenty of food and not having to migrate like so many of them do~
A little park in Anchorage is decorated for the season~