Aunt Sarah brought a tiny capsule that, when water was added, turned into this washcloth.
Nora sitting on my steps -
A frequently updated personal collection of the scraps and patches of my life.
The Santas below were in Asheville, living it up.
Sarah's apartment is a short distance away from a local bar, The Admiral. She spotted these Santas there, enjoying themselves on the deck.
The one above is talking on a cell phone, checking up on the elves, no doubt.It looks like quite a jolly group.
In Asheville, the pretty granola babies wear knitted hats, and Aunt Sarah brought one each for Nora and Aaron.
I'm glad that this year Steph was able to take a day off for the Santa visiting and going to the Duke Energy train exhibit. Too good to miss.
There has been some damage over the years, and there are no shepherds, but the Wise Men will be putting in an appearance.
My mother was a very skilled folk artist, and I haven't seen any corn husk figures that rival hers. She used natural dyes for her figures and never added faces. In these days of Etsy, I'm sure she would have a good market for her figures, but twenty-five years ago was a different world in marketing.