Thursday, December 25, 2008

Peace on Earth...

May the spirit of Christmas bring you peace,
The gladness of Christmas give you hope, 
The warmth of Christmas grant you love.
~author unknown

Only joy to my most dear family & friends...
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Above is an ornament from my childhood Christmas tree. A pine cone with many feathers attached and some sort of face that makes a bird. It's a little worse for wear after all these years, but with each Christmas that I see it, I'm transported back in time...what wonderful times they were! The Christmases of my childhood...o the lovely memories each of them hold!

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xoabb
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10 comments:

  1. Christmas is a time for treasured memories and I share your joy in remembering days gone by. Bittersweet and I'm so thankful for each and every one of them!

    Merry Christmas girl, and I hope you and your family have a beautiful holiday!

    Love & Hugs,
    Debbie

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  2. I've got several ornaments that "make" the tree. One is a plain styrofoam ball with white toothpicks pushed into it. The toothpicks are mostly missing and the ones that are they are broken, but it as as magnificent of a 'snowflake' as it was the day my now 26 year old son brought it home from preschool. It gets front and center on the tree each year. Because in a way, that 'snowflake' is what my Christmas is all about.

    I hope you had a wonderful day.

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  3. I think it is wonderful to have special things that have many memories attached, no matter how silly they may look to anyone else :-) I have a lot of special ornaments on my tree full of memories. They bring back the people associated with them and always a smile :-) We can be "home for Christmas" in our hearts, even when we can't be there in person.

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  4. Old ornaments with a history are the best!! Happy Holidays, Annie!

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  5. You make me feel good. We have many such ornaments. And they are priceless. Whenever I see magazines with theme trees, I all but die laughing. My theme is "the life story," and it has no place in a magazine! But what's better than a treasure such as this one--and your sharing it here? Great stuff. Merry Christmas.

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  6. Old ornaments are the best .. not only beautiful to look at but filled with beautiful memories

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  7. You have terrific childhood ornaments!

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a thought. It's appreciated! xoabb