Tag Archives: Christmas

Monochrome Monday – Bellagio Bella Stella

The Bellagio is well known for its conservatory and the displays they have which change throughout the year.  As this was right after Christmas their holiday display was up still (I believe they are putting together the one for Chinese … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Everyone

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” – Isaiah 9: 6

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It’s time…

To decorate, to make cookies, to put up trees, to make and send cards, to wander into a toy store to try and find Groot, Baymax and whatever the heck the name of that doll was.  I’m working on the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

To all of my friends, followers, and those who just pop in now and then…Merry Christmas to you!  If you don’t celebrate Christmas then I wish you a blessed day.  I appreciate everyone who views my work and my writing … Continue reading

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Holiday Lights – Key West Style

Our Christmas present to each other was a week in Key West, Florida.  It was wonderful to be able to swim in the ocean and go about in shorts and tee shirts in December.  Something that is not done here … Continue reading

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Nutcrackers

Can you imagine the size of the nuts these guys would take out?  Enough to feed a whole park of squirrels for a year 🙂 F5.6 – 1/400 – ISO100 – 50mm – Canon 5D

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Deck the Doors and Windows

Fa la la la la!  I love all of the decorations that come out this time of year.  It helps to make the cold and dreary weather much more cheerful.  And walking along smelling the kettle corn, hot chocolate, and … Continue reading

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Here Come the Santas…

There were quite a few more “Santa’s” as part of the traditions programs but I was only able to find these five while I was out walking around Main St. in St. Charles, Missouri.  Of course you already know that … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions – Other Characters

Well so far we’ve seen Jack Frost and the Snow Queen along with Santa Lucia/St. Lucy so now it’s time for the remaining characters that were out in historic St. Charles, Missouri as part of their yearly Christmas traditions.  I’d … Continue reading

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Me, Yuley, and Julenisse

I’m back! All sorts of wonderful things happened over the holiday – and I have the new girth to show for it!  But I want to share this with you first.  Ran into this fellow and his adorably cuddly goat … Continue reading

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