Posts tagged: observing Christmas

Now Comes Christmas

By , November 26, 2011

Thanksgiving has passed, now comes Christmas, perhaps the highlight of our year.

The homestead's door at Christmas time

Keep it Simple, Santa: the wooden tree and bow came off a package years ago; the hemlock comes from the trail (Photo: Mark Zeiger).

It started yesterday. We had spent Thanksgiving in town with friends, and stayed with them overnight. We crossed the bay early against the rising tide, and an increasing snowfall. The weather had turned colder than we’d thought it would, so we spent much of the rest of the day warming the cabin. We debated cooking our home Thanksgiving dinner then, or waiting till today, eventually deciding to wait. Instead, we would clean up the cabin in preparation for decorating. It’s kind of nice, having the luxury of postponing the preparations for a bit if we’re not quite ready. Continue reading 'Now Comes Christmas'»

Feeling “Holidaisical”: Christmas Comes to the Zeiger Homestead

By , November 27, 2009

Thanksgiving has passed. Now, it’s Christmas Time! Today through January 6th, Twelfth Night, it’s all Christmas all the Time on the Zeiger homestead.

We really, really enjoy Christmas! It’s our favorite holiday. We regard it as a sacred season, one set aside for total immersion. Continue reading 'Feeling “Holidaisical”: Christmas Comes to the Zeiger Homestead'»

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