I had two motivators this year to put up my Christmas decorations early. One was that my oldest grandson was available on Tuesday to help me and the other was that, like last year, Thanksgiving would be later in November. I wanted to avoid the frustration that I had in 2019 when I had … Continue reading The Beginning of the Season
May the peace of Christmas be with you today!
Today we light the 4th candle on the Advent wreath, the candle of joy. As we sing "Joy to the world, the Lord has come" let us remember what the gift of the Christ Child means to us. Let us also remember others who need compassion and support, those whose hearts are hurting. Christmas is … Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas – December 24th
German Christmas pyramid (Weihnachtspyramide) - Fredericksburg, Texas
When in doubt, decorate it - it won't hurt!
Somewhere in my mem'ry, Christ the joy of our Christmas, Living in my mem'ry, All of the music, All of the magic, All of the fam'ly home here with me (John Williams, Home Alone, 1990) Picture made late December 1964
A weekend trip to a college graduation has put me several days behind with my 25 Days of Christmas presentation, but to offer a catch up post I'm sharing 2 pictures from my travels. First a Christmas tree on the Texas Tech campus and then the festive gate on the Concho County Courthouse (my new … Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas – December 18th