Here We Are!

Thanksgiving is past.  Canadians wearing multiple layers of ever so warm clothing are already installing themselves and their ever so fragrant evergreens:

(with thanks to Wikipedia)

on street corners throughout our city.  And soon enough this

will look like this:

then this:

and, if we’re truly lucky, eventually this:

Bobbie grew up with Christmas as the central holiday for her family.  With the Goldberg clan it was always Thanksgiving.  Now, as our lives have coalesced, Thanksgiving-to-Christmas for us has evolved into one wonderfully long Family Holiday.

The folks in the collage above are our family at this moment, the people we hold closer, the ones we’ve allowed to know us beyond the scope of just acquaintances. They are the  harvest of our lives.

Here’s hoping that this time for you is one of  gratitude for the ongoing harvest of your life and of awe at the movement of the seasons into the promise of new life to come.

 

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Published in: on November 27, 2010 at 7:40 am  Comments (3)  

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  1. “The harvest of our lives”…such a perfect sentiment, this holiday time, this day…it is said that you reap what you sow. Look at all of the beautiful people in our lives…it seems like we’ve done something right….

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  2. Dick and Bobbie, what a classy posting, “The harvest of our lives”. Family is everything as noted by our universal toast, “who’s better than us? No body is”..
    Peace/Love=Lew/April

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  3. Thanks to all of you who buy those trees and keep my local economy growing/going…the Willamette Valley, Or. Although most of us like to be known for other endeavors…org. farms, bike friendly,most sustainable,green technology …….

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