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Christmas Around Town

While out looking at Christmas lights in our little town on the Eve of Christmas Eve, we spotted this sweet display.

The beautifully done nativity at our local Baptist church.

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And, on a nearby lawn, a real, live Charlie Brown tree… more sweetness.

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In another neighborhood, my kind of Santa and sleigh: one pulled by a horse.

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We returned home as fog was rolling in over the marina.

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Today will be busy into the evening as we visit and celebrate with our families, so there may not be a post tomorrow.

Merry, Merry Christmas to all of you from all of us: Motor Man, Marshall, Sundae, Gypsy and me.

~These Days Of Mine~

Christmas Thoughts

This Christmas morning, I say thank you to all of you who take a few minutes of your day to stop in and visit. Thank you for your kind comments (and to my fellow bloggers, thank you for clicking the “like” button).

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All of us at These Days wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and much happiness and good health in the New Year.

~These Days Of Mine~

Heavenly Blessings

One of the prompts this week over at Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop included an opportunity to share our nativity scene.

If you’ve been visiting my blog for any length of time, you may have caught glimpses of the interior of our home in some of my posts. And perhaps you have noticed that I lean toward simple furnishings: old (preferably) oak furniture, baskets, old quilts, etc.

Our nativity scene reflects my simple taste.

This is Heavenly Blessings from Avon. A family member gave me The Holy Family in 1986, and through the years, thanks to E-bay, I’ve added the shepherd boy, an angel, the three kings, the camel and donkey. While writing this post, I took a side-trip to E-bay and found the sheep and a different angel (Buy-it-now), and have placed a bid on the drummer boy.

For many years, I didn’t have a stable, and just used a small, old wooden box turned on its side. Two years ago, I found this stable in an antique shop, and knew it was perfect for our nativity. I don’t recall where I found the little star, but I’ve had it many years.

This prompt gave me the push I needed to add the missing pieces to our nativity. It will be nice to have the complete set.

And it’s only taken me twenty-five years.

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