For anyone wondering, circumstances have caused me to put this blog on the "back burner" for a while. We will continue with an occasional picture change.
Happy Holiday Season, including A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
A Skating Party scene designed by our daughter from our Christmas Village 2012 .
Edited Sunday evening to add: For anyone interested, there's a fascinating story about Charles Dickens' visit to Portland in March of 1868 on MaineToday.com. He was in Portland to read from, what else?, A Christmas Carol. You can find staff writer Bob Keyes story in the "Life and Culture" section on MaineToday.com.
From the Dickens' Collection, a portion of our Department 56 Christmas display, is a version of Charles Dickens reading his Christmas Carol.