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December 11, 2017: Solstice Challenge – Pacific Northwest Sunlight Magic

Today’s Solstice Image is a glass aqua colored VW Beetle with a pink window.  No, it’s not “Photoshopped” in, nor was the window that color when we purchased this really cool decoration some years ago.  The pink is from southern … Continue reading

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December 10, 2017: Solstice Challenge – Welsh Dragon II and Mt. Rainier

Well, if you look, there’s a bit more than dragon and Mt. Rainier images, including stockings, a wheat “Green Man”, Father Frost, two dragons at the of glass candle cups, and a homemade tree of wood made by our youngest … Continue reading

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December 9, 2017: Solstice Challenge – A Russian Maiden Decoration

I thought this appropriate to follow yesterday’s post…a Russian Maiden decoration that’s graced our tree since her arrival in our house.  She looks bright, beautiful and colorful lit up by the early afternoon southern light.

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December 8, 2017: Solstice Challenge – Matryoshka dolls & Spices

I do apologize for being a bit late in my posts.  Later, I’ll explain why but not in this post if you don’t mind. Today’s post is So dolls & Spices. a match that’s hard to beat. We like Matryoshka dolls and, … Continue reading

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2017 12 07: Tattoo Thursday – Tattoo Berlin UK Marching Bands

I was remiss last week…there was a lot going on and, to be frank, I’m still struggling on how best to present the images in the Tattoo Thursdays.  However, I must start somewhere with today’s images are marching bands.  Now, … Continue reading

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December 7, 2017: Solstice Challenge – Welsh Dragon with a Hint of Orange

This is one of our metal decorations.  We picked this up years ago as I’m half-Welsh and it seemed appropriate that the dragon should grace our tree.  As you can see, the dragon, as I, is travel-worn from our journeys … Continue reading

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December 6, 2017: Solstice Challenge – Bavarian House in Red

While this ornament is not truly a Bavarian house, it has always reminded me of one.  Today’s image was taken as the southern light streamed through the south bay window.  The intense red is from the sunlight streaming through a … Continue reading

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