Tag Archives: Holidays

Christmas Surprise!

Walking along North Maple Street in Florence, looking in the shop windows, when what to my wondering eyes should appear but — A small flock of deer grazing, and a pack of polar bears gazing, and Santa himself holding forth … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DELICATE

Zelda, the Christmas sheep, was a present years ago from my stylish youngest sister.She certainly looks sturdy and robust, doesn’t she. (Not to mention stylish, with her starry cap, and red ribbon, and four ruby shoes!) But she’s more delicate than she … Continue reading

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Encore Performance: Turkey in the Straw

Here’s a rerun of last year’s musical offering for the Thanksgiving holiday, with an update on artist Michael Melle’s delightful “straw people” over in Lenox.  Thanksgiving in the USA began in New England; and New England still sets the theme … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GROWTH (1)

A reminder of Time Past and Time Future — This is how a Christmas tree grows: Ornament by careful ornament, with anticipation and delight!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Celebration, 4

Last year’s Christmas tree and celebrants in the Berkshires.  Posing here from L to R: two of our local black bears, a visiting angel, St. Nicholas (half hidden by a flower) and, her face peering out at us, Zelda the … Continue reading

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Turkey in the Straw (fully staged)!

Thanksgiving in the USA began in New England; and New England still sets the theme for Turkey Day’s landscape and music, as in Over the River and Through the Woods, to Grandmother’s House We Go: We’re not expecting snow this … Continue reading

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