Tag: Christmas decorations

A Walk At Night

After a diligent weekend of doing laundry, cooking and paying bills, I skipped out after supper to take a night walk at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.  I wasn’t planning on taking pictures – I really wanted just a walk – but I hadn’t taken any daily pictures.  Oops.  So I took my camera and…

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Christmas Long Ago

This year for Christmas, I’ve been fascinated with decorations.  I want to look at them, photograph them, and just enjoy them.  I was browsing the Williams-Sonoma catalog and found a lovely set of Christmas plates and started drooling.  I wanted those plates!  It didn’t make sense.  We don’t have parties or entertain.  We go to…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent

This week’s photo challenge was for descent – “a perspective looking down”. One of the most beautiful staircases I’ve ever seen is at the historic Jefferson Hotel, in downtown Richmond, Virginia.  According to their website, the hotel was built in 1895 by the tobacco magnate, Lewis Ginter.  It nearly burned down in 1901 and was…

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Happiness Is

Happiness is . . . arriving safely at our daughter’s house, after a drive that took three hours longer than it should.  We needed multiple detours due to car accidents, one of which unfortunately had a fatality.  We were happy that our drive was uneventful and boring was just fine. Happiness is . . . watching…

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Contemplating The Holidays

This week’s Six Word Friday uses the word “escape” – Sighs escape when contemplating the holidays. The months continue to fly by.  Can you believe that Thanksgiving is only two weeks away?  And Christmas five weeks after? In July, I jotted down a few ideas of changes for the holidays after I’d read an article in the Wall…

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Outright Beautiful Decorations

I’m really getting into the Christmas spirit!  The decorations that I see as I’m out and about are just outright beautiful.  This is a close-up of a tree in a locally owned restaurant in downtown.  Next year, it will be the header on my blog :) My favorite boy toy and I went to the…

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