Deck the Halls!
I started the Christmas decorating today. The tree is mostly finished, but I still have a few more ornaments to put up. The Santa on top is a family keepsake from Louisiana. I have a selection of ornaments from a number of different phases of my life, and they have moved with me several times. The painting in the background is from historic downtown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, painted by W. Scott Bivans. Let the Christmas Season begin!
A diffuse glow with the lights out
Moravian Star on my front porch, candles in the windows, and colored lights in the shrubbery