Category Archives: Christmas
The story of the santons
Via friend Corey, here is a beautiful post about the Provencal creche, a tradition I have happily adopted.
Remembrance of things past
Tonight I watched a video of the Lovefeast at Wake Forest. It brought me to tears. How many years did I wrap candles, sing in the choir? How much do I love that marvelous Moravian hymn, Morning Star, O Cheering … Continue reading
My (Moravian) stars!
Not quite ever seen in Winston-Salem: this version of the Moravian star.
White Christmas 2010
They say it was the first here since 1947–very exciting! And very beautiful and heavy and of course the power went out. The cat wasn’t that impressed by being out in it, but the Gracester and I loved it. … Continue reading
Adopting a provençal Christmas tradition
The santons of Provence are beautiful and fun to collect and to read about, as here. Here is my crèche and some of my santons:
Christmas at ave du Bijou
I bought a fabulous old church candelabra from friend Sian, my local brocante dealer. Decided to make it this year’s Christmas “tree.” Enjoy! More photos coming soon, including of my creche and santons.
Putting up Christmas
After a trip to the local antiques store this afternoon . . .