~ Lens Artists Weekly Challenge #76: On Display ~

Out my front window the fantasy holiday display scene my neighbor created warms and delights me, especially on rainy days like today, the Winter Solstice in this hemisphere.

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Since my childhood, Christmas decorations around the house have fed my imagination. Early in my married life, I began collecting and making treasures for my own displays.

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Santa is the star here, with some ceramic pieces, and hand-carved wooden ones.

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This special Santa is one my mom gave me many years ago. I smile when it comes out of it’s storage box, and cry when it goes back in. To me, that is the essence of the spirit of the season – happiness mixed with sadness – memories of past times mingling with new ones being made every moment I live.

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6 Responses to ~ Lens Artists Weekly Challenge #76: On Display ~

  1. Rupali says:

    Beautiful display both in house and at neighhour’s.

  2. Amy says:

    Wonder to see your special Christmas decorations and ornaments. Beautifully captured.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours, Lindy!

  3. Leya says:

    I love to hear about your memories, and about the old Santa from your mom. Which means, on display are also lovely memories from past Christmases and a constant mix of old and new, happiness and sadness. I have two little angels from my mother and grandmother, that brings me similar feelings. Life is that way.

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