"Be merry all, be merry all,
With holly dress the festive hall;...
To welcome merry Christmas."
-William Robert Spencer
During this special time of year, I'd like to share with you some very special images of festive Christmas decorations in Tennessee and North Carolina-
Christmas Wreath in Jonesborough, Tennessee
Festively decorated Christmas Window at Pie Sensations in Columbia, Tennessee
Also at Pie Sensations
A Carriage Decorated for Christmas at Homestead Manor in Thompson's Station, Tennessee
Collection Box at Homestead Manor
"Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart... that thinks of others first."
Christmas Tree in Franklin
"O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree, How lovely are thy branches!"
-Traditional German carol
With Mike and Betty During Their Christmas Open House in North Carolina
A Decoration at Mike and Betty's
"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."
-Norman Vincent Peale
"Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!"
-Hamilton Wright Mable
Shop Window in Franklin, Tennessee
"Perhaps the best yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles."
(Also, remembering my father, whose birthday was December 19)
Positive Thought: "May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas which is peace;
The heart of Christmas which is love."
-Ada V. Hendricks
Thanks for visiting! Until Sunday, January 1, 2017, Becky