Have a Wonderful and Merry Christmas!
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This week the theme for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is Reflection, from Patti Moed.
The photos I selected for this post are reflections of water I admired during different trips near and far.
This is Puente de Alcántara Bridge over the calm river, Toledo Spain.
Amy’s theme for Lens-Artists Photo Challenge this week is Celebration.
December is a month of celebration for me and my family. We observe the advent which is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for Christmas–the birth of Christ. It begins four weeks and Sundays before Christmas and continues until Christmas. The preparation includes lighting an Advent wreath, setting up a Christmas tree and decorations.
Next week this time, we’ll be in Portland, Oregon. We will spend Christmas with our daughter and son-in-law. It is such a precious time whenever we get together. We have been counting down the months, weeks, and days to the day we go.
My daughter and her husband pay a fee to cut their own Christmas tree every year. I love the scent of the fresh pine tree. Their plan is to take us to Mt. Hood. Oh, how I love to be in the snow! We may go see the Christmas lights also.
My daughter’s birthday is the day after Christmas. We will celebrate her birthday in a restaurant of her choice. She was almost a Christmas baby (I spent Christmas in the hospital)!
Great anticipation to Christmas and her birthday with much warmth in my heart! Here are some photos from last year.
Portland night scene
Fresh Christmas tree
Drive through Christmas lights
The restaurant’s complimentary birthday cake for my daughter’s birthday
Weekly Photo Challenge: Anticipation