Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Merry Christmas! I wish you and your loved ones the most joyous of holidays as we celebrate the true reason for the season.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
I don't know about you, but the sight of that herd makes me smile and reminds me that Christmas isn't far away.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
One of the most beautiful Christmas displays in the city is at the Historic Governors' Mansion. Each year they feature "Tinsel Through Time," an exhibit that showcases the differences in tree trimmings over the years. But there's more than trees on display -- much more. Even the kitchen and laundry chute are decorated.
If you've ever toured Tinsel Through Time, you understand why it takes literally months to decorate the entire mansion. What incredible attention to detail!
This room features an early twentieth century tree, complete with boxes of animal crackers used as ornaments. I like the old-fashioned sled and wicker chair, and of course the idea of oranges being a special treat reminds me of how much has changed in a hundred years.
But some things haven't changed, including the love that makes this such a special season.