Sunday 22 December 2019
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Not long to go now! Christmas for me is a season of differing emotions. There's the smiling, expectant, happy grandchildren, but there are also memories of Christmases past and thinking of my wonderful mother and father. There would be a stocking full of gifts with larger presents under the tree from Father Christmas. I remember such love, joy and excitement.
That's part of my tree in the photo above. Our adult children make fun of it. They ask, "Why don't you get a new one? A real tree perhaps."
The thing is though, this has been a family tree since I was a child. I won't say how many years that is, but it's quite a while! So there are happy memories of my childhood Christmases and also those of our children when they were small and growing up.
Somehow the tree has survived many moves and ups and downs.
My wife is happy with the tree as long as we have her childhood decorations hanging from the branches. That's one of them above.
Anyway, enough waffling on. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas - happy and peaceful.
Oh yes, Towser below is also from when I was a child, it belonged to my mother. If I touch his nose I know everything will be okay.
Happy Christmas everyone, hope you create some special, memorable moments that last forever.
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