Tag Archives: Christmas

Lights in the Dark Winter Night

Richmond Virginia Dominion Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical  Phoenix Botanical Garden, Scottsdale, Arizona “Las Luminarias”  The Lights Here are but two botanical gardens thousands of miles apart lighting up the dark winter nights of December. The two … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping in New York

This is the Rockefeller tree which stands  just above the famous ice skating rink. My favorite part of Christmas, as a little girl in Virginia, was driving to New York on Christmas Day to spend a week in this magical … Continue reading

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A Roman Surprise. . . . . .

Let me take you back to the Roman Christmas my family had. David had taken students to spend the fall semester in Rome and the children and I were to fly over and meet him for Christmas.  The apartment he … Continue reading

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Two of the Beauties

Photo by Lea Gonyea, Syracuse NY Yesterday, we got up early to drive three hours to my son’s in Central New York for a busy, busy Saturday before Christmas. The first stop  was a Middle School  in Auburn for Parker’s … Continue reading

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“Go Tell It on the Mountain” Tommy Walker Music Monday

Toe tapping, jazzy rendition  of an old favorite filled with the joy of the season !  

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Napoli, Italia

This is Napoli in Italia and what a sight to see, not far from Vesuvius , and right on the Mediterranean.There is very high density housing and the word is that if Vesuvius erupts, it will be  “arrivederci, Napoli.”   … Continue reading

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Christmas Hallelujah Celtic Thunder

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