Saturday

See you in 2011...


Dear friends!

See you next year! It is time for me to
take a vacation...and do nothing!


by Peter Sève

Don't be sad...we'll find new
parks to visit in 2011 ;O)...if you feel like!


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Take care of yourself...and your pets!



Thanks for being my friend in 2010!
I have had a lot of fun!

Happy New Year

...have a great New Year's eve...


...get drunk, but not tooo drunk...you know:
Singing, screaming too loud....aand falling:


Four-month-old baby elephant 'Little One' slips
during his first exploration of the snow-covered
compound at the zoo in Hanover, Germany
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Happy New Year garland
Bekah Jennings, Etsy

The artist Mijo Kovačić


Mijo Kovačić's website


Cabled fingerless gloves


Beige cabled fingerless gloves
Homelab, Etsy



Natural cable knitted fingerless gloves
Woolmint, Etsy

Rudolf Wacker: 'Winter Landscape'

A Christmas morning hug!


Christmas morning...church


Vintage Christmas card
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'Return From Church Christmas Morning'
By Thomas Page
The Illustrated London News, 1855
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Birket Foster: Country People Greet One Another
Outside the Church Porch on Christmas Morning
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...On the first day of Christmas...a partridge...


Partridge in a Pear Tree by Robert Gillmor
Purchase postcards here



Partridge in a Pear Tree
Marian Carter's Gallery



Teri Sloat: 'Partridge in a Pear Tree'
Purshase here

Christmas morning...


Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965):
'Christmas Morning'
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Christmas Morning, 1864
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Edward Frederick Brewtnall (1846-1902):
Christmas Morning
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Farmer Giles' Establishment',
Christmas Day, 1800, published 1830
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Friday

One can't but love this Santa!


Doesn't he make you smile...and feel good?!
Remember to have a FUN Christmas!

Baby Jesus with Mary and Joseph


Miniature Depicting Baby Jesus with Mary and Joseph
from a 15th Century Book of Hours

...from Florence...a bit of Christmas...


I saw this beautiful shop in Florence....




'The Virgin among the Virgins'


by Gerard David (ca. 1460-1523)
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Karl Muhlmeister: 'Addenda'


Władysław Skoczylas (1883-1934)
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The artist Brian Kershisnik


Nativity - detail above

Brian Kershisnik's website


please, click to enlarge


While Walking
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Singing Madonna and Child
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Angels
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Merry Christmas!


Antonello da Messina:
'Madonna Salting', ca. 1460
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Dear friends,

Merry Christmas Eve and Christmas Morning!
Glædelig jul til alle!

I hope you may be with the ones you love...
and may Santa's bag be filled with
many suprises for you!


Vladimir Borovikovsky,n.d.


A Wallander: 'Christmas Night', 1895

Thursday

I have a soft, soft spot for St. Bernards...


By Adam L Clark, 2009
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St. Bernard Christmas Ornament ;O)
Purchase it here


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You how what? Today I actually saw two dogs
with Santa hats! I've never seen that before!



St Bernard Christmas Painting by Sue Alandar
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