Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Bringing Home The Tree

"Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us,
that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance.
It may weave a spell of nostalgia.
Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer,
but always it will be a day of remembrance
--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved."

~ Augusta E. Rundell


vicki said...

What a beautiful verse - and a lovely picture. Perfect for the holiday. Thank you-

Happy Holidays~

Tweedles -- that's me said...

How true these words! What a beautiful post with so much heartfelt meaning!

cathy@home said...

Lovely verse it goes well with the picture.
Have a lovely Christmas .

Snapper II said...

wonderful Christmas thoughts. Dreams of past christmass's.

The Musical Gardener said...

Yours is truly one of the most aesthetically pleasing blogs out in blogland - great work.

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

How true those words are! Enjoy the season Jo.
Maura :)

Wayfarin' Stranger said...

Your verse and picture led me to remember (and miss) my sheepdog. Wish he were here to help us fetch our tree this year. Jim

Sandra said...

beautiful poem and I like that photo too

Sharon said...

Lovely post! It does bring back memories!

DJan said...

Just beautiful, as always.

Betsy said...

Isn't that just perfect! :)

Theanne and Baron said...

I have memories of bringing home the tree in a tractor drawn cart! And of the December when we were gathering our holly, running cedar and pine for decorating and I cut my leg with Dad's double bladed axe! So long ago so fresh in my memory!

Merry Christmas Jo!

Country Gal said...

A lovely photo and post !

DeanO said...

Wonderful poem and picture

Betsy from Tennessee said...

What a great picture, Jo... Did you hear the doggie knocking at the door????? ha ha

Love the words also... Christmas truly is coming, isn't it????

Hope you are doing okay--and hope that you and your family have a blessed Christmas.

Chip Allen said...

I love that image!

Star said...

A very nice way to remember Christmas. The dog is lovely looking, isn't he?