Friday, December 13, 2013

FHTSO Lights

No time for much banter but I feel, once again, that old urge to at least attempt participation.  Being welcomed back after such an absence felt so good.  We all really get attached to each other, don't we.

Anyhow, I'm throwing into the pot today a picture of our Christmas tree -- it was really more of an attempt to balance indoor and outdoor light in the same picture.  And four snapshots from the James Island Festival of lights -- every year we pile the kids into the truck and tour the County Park which has a huge display of lights. 









 


 

I know there has been some interest in the return of Bagman and Butler and you will be pleased to hear that because of my post last week, both of them have contacted me and expressed interest in returning. 

However, at the moment they are being detained.  Butler has taken a sabbatical from Chef School but is stuck in London.  Apparently all the flights are overbooked because of a major conference of International Stock Brokers.  He has decided to wait for the conference to end and spend his time researching the life and works of John Maynard Keynes.

Bagman somehow managed to get himself captured by a primitive tribe in New Guinea where the chief has forced him to become the Tribal Toy and turned him over to all the tribe's grandchildren who spend each day climbing on top of him.

With any luck they will be returning soon.

10 comments:

  1. Your tree is HUGE! I have not quite worked out what the red thing on the floor next to the tree is. An early gift, still wrapped? Like the bottles in the top row of window panes, although I imagine they're a nightmare for the weekly dusting.
    The lights at the park are beautiful, especially the tree. It didn't need the "bow" on its trunk to look magical.

    Good luck for the Bagman-rescue-mission. Maybe Butler can have a polite talk to the tribe's chief. Even primitive folks react positively when approached with such impeccable manners as his.

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  2. Spectacular tree ... the light from your windows, the simplicity of the wood flooring ... all of it beautiful!

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  3. well your blog almost made my day.... missed out by the tremendous competition. today is Marissa's 18th birthday, she has grown up much faster than I have gotten older.... good thing it works out that way. I like the second to the last shot the most. Also admire the tree at home and the bottles in the window are a nice touch. lucky for Butler and Bagman that they are able to use their individual talents to make the most of their time abroad. they will, despite the pleasures of travel, enjoy being welcomed home.

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  4. I am glad you had an urge to show us some beautiful night shots. That last one is amazing!

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  5. Your Christmas tree is fantastic. Love the bit of the living room we saw too!

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  6. Wouldn't it be great if B & B returned in time to see that wonderful tree. Perhaps you should anchor Bagman to it till her gets out of the habit of living dangerously. Love the last image with it's reflection.

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  7. Wow, I love your tree and your living room.The last shot is really great too. I'm so glad to see you posting this week. It's been a long time since I last posted as well. It feels good to be participating again and seeing familiar faces/blogs.

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  8. I really love your shimmering icicle tree. Glad to get to know you. I'm new and still finding my way around -- no fancy camera though.

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  9. Nice to see you again - and good light shots!

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  10. Wow what stories B&B will be able to tell on their return. Love your tree. I if had young grands like you all I would have mine up too, so far not.Love all your shots.

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