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Brick Appeal

December 2, 2014

DSCN0017DSCN6315DSCN0532DSCN6288Where I grew up, there were no brick buildings. It was a desert town, and if you believed in Santa Claus he might show up in a dune buggy, rather than a sleigh. There was not a shortage of palm trees or cactus and I don’t think there were any fireplaces. Maybe a few in some of the older homes. The sun usually shown brightly on Christmas morning. I think it was a very long time before I experienced snow. It’s so  interesting to think about how each of us was raised and how we adapted to that environment.

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  1. December 2, 2014 4:25 PM

    So interesting. You see I have lots of palm trees and Christmas morning is usually sunny. My mom and dad live by the ocean and when we come down the hill I see sunshine, and water that glistens in the sun. I’m grateful but always think…”what would it be like to have a white Christmas?”


    • December 2, 2014 4:31 PM

      Just to let you know, I was born in Palm Springs and lived in and around for almost most of my life. the desert has it’s beauty and has enriched my life as a desert dweller. I am a California girl/woman at heart. At my age I am thankful to experience change as I creep up in!


  2. December 2, 2014 5:00 PM

    Nice looking brick buildings. Love your header. When we moved from the mountains to the beach, I had a hard time getting into the spirit of Christmas where it was warm. I was used to snow.


    • December 2, 2014 7:31 PM

      I was a Little House on the Prairie fan..I got my winter notions from!

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    • December 2, 2014 7:34 PM

      Thank you Patti! I got this header, I mean the photo, the day we got to a small town in Oregon. It actually was Christmas Day..soon to be a year that we have been here.

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      • December 2, 2014 7:42 PM

        Wow, has it been a year already? It seems I started following your blog about that time, as you were preparing to move.


  3. December 2, 2014 5:47 PM

    …good eye!

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  4. December 3, 2014 3:06 PM

    Love old architecture, brick and painted murals! Having lived in the Midwest my entire life, I cannot begin to fathom the Christmas holidays with no snow, caps, scarves and mittens. Palm trees? Warm, sunny days? Unheard of!


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