December 21, 2008

Sights of the season

Tea & Honey Bread's Shutter Click & Chat: Sights of the season

'Tis the season for many different celebrations & beliefs...
I believe in Santa Claus.




Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy;
who gives himself by thought or word or deed in every gift that he bestows;
who shares his joys with those who are sad;
whose hand is never closed against the needy;
whose arm is ever outstretched to aid the week;
whose sympathy is quick and genuine in time of trouble;
who recognizes a comrade and brother in every man he meets upon life's common road;
who lives his life throughout the entire year in the Christmas spirit.

~ Edwin Osgood Grover
Ho Ho Ho!


30 comments:

Elizabeth said...

Ho ho ho and love!
Merry merry!!

Pagan Sphinx said...

Oh, how I love the santas in the bottom photo. I have a collection of them and my favorites are the folkart santas that carry trees. Lovely.

Happy Solstice!

Rosebud Collection said...

Beautiful Santas..I love what E.O.Grover said..Isn't it the truth?

fly tie said...

cute stocking, and i like that definition of santa clause.

Dianne said...

I believe in Sanata

I love that shot of the sweet lacy stocking, beautiful.

Angela said...

Great poem, and lovely stocking!

StunningAnnaK said...

I just love the look of your blog... so kitschy!

Merry Christmas!

High Desert Diva said...

My sister-in-law Nancy made me the tiny stocking out of vintage fabric, lace & buttons. I adore it!

picciolo said...

what a great quote, that should make everyone believe. And you have snow, how lucky!
: )

glimmering prize said...

charmaine
will you come decorate my house??
your's looks lovely!

High Desert Diva said...

Thanks Lorraine!

If only you didn't live on the other side of the United States!

fookaDESIGNS said...

I believe. ;)

sherry said...

Lovely little shots. It's all in the details.

Beth said...

Love your santas! My mom started me on a collection and I have grown quite fond of them myself.

Merry Christmas and I do believe!

Mary said...

very nice pictures ;-)

Meka said...

Love your holiday photos, especially the Santa collection. I've a little collection of snowmen that I'll probably post later today.

I also love the Santa quote. That's what I think about all the time when thinking of that question, "Do you believe in Santa Claus." So many people don't believe, and even tell their kids not to believe. It's a shame that they don't take that opportunity to tell them just what that quote says.

juNKstyLEdiVA said...

Great Santa display. What are you doing up at 4:30 a.m.! You silly Diva!

SweetPeaSurry said...

Ahhh I found your blog fascinating. So much inspiration in so small a space. Divine!

Yoli said...

Oh look at those adorable Santas!! You make me so happy with your post! I am also in love with Cammie, that adorable kitten on your sidebar.

High Desert Diva said...

SweetPeaSurry...thanks!

Yoli...that little kitten is ten! We're quite smitten with her as well.

T.Allen-Mercado said...

I absolutely LOVE the quote.

Everything looks festive and gay as I knew it would! Yay for Santa Claus.

nichole said...

That white stocking is delicious!

Jenn said...

Grover was so right, that is definitely the true definition of Santa! Love the table Santas, it looks so festive :)

Debra said...

I believe in Santa!!! Great post.

Cynthia said...

Your blog is a feast for the eyes! I love the quotes you've posted and the vintage look.

Dave King said...

Amusing, festive and charming - what more could anyone want?

Nicole R.J. said...

What a fabulous saying... and a I just love your Santa collection!

Sarah McBride said...

I love decorating for the holidays. Of course my decorations dont look nearly as beautiful and well arranged as yours!!

M.Kate said...

Wonderful collection of Santas..I believe in santa too :)

Victoria said...

What a great quote! I have been collecting Santa figures for the last 20 some years because I adore what he represents. I even recognize some of the ones that I have in your first photo!

Merry Christmas! xo