I could have felt sorry for myself…

There was no Christmas tree.

No mistletoe.

No twinkling lights.

Continue reading “I could have felt sorry for myself…”

No Room Under the Tree?

When there’s no room under the tree for presents…

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Christmas Scene at the Pittock Mansion, Portland Oregon. ~Photo Lori Greer

 

 

Christmas 2

A charming vignette with echoes of simpler times.

In the chaos and horror of today’s world, it would be easy to assume that life was easier in “the good old days”.

A study of history teaches us otherwise.  Life has never been idyllic for many people at all time.

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A vignette of Christmas from simpler times at the Pittock Mansion, Portland Oregon. ~Photo Lori Greer

 

 

Christmas

The holiday parties are in full swing.

Families and friends are coming  and going.

It’s a wonderful time to celebrate.

It’s a wonderful time to remember those who are alone.

It’s a wonderful time to remember the disenfranchised and the marginalized.

It’s a wonderful time to remember the true meaning of Christmas.

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Christmas Scene at the Pittock Mansion, Portland, Oregon ~Photo Lori Greer

Deer in the Headlights

 

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Here we are in December!

These are my last “free” days before the fluster and flurry of the holidays begin. Continue reading “Deer in the Headlights”