“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

12.17.2010

advent day 17: a creek runs through it


as darkness begins to fall,
and christmas moves closer.

i see this every night.
one house down,
the view from the end of the driveway.

and you wonder why i believe?
this neighborhood is magic and holds me still.

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10 comments:

  1. Oh, you lucky girl! This is really
    breathtaking. I've been enjoying all
    your photos and words for awhile ...
    and I wanted to thank you.
    Susan

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  2. looks like a little piece of december magic, beautiful.

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  3. how could you not believe? how blessed to be in the midst of magic.

    xoxo

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  4. That neigbourhood is so very magical. No matter what time of year. How beautiful, those lights along the water.

    I am leaving tomorrow, and wanted to wish you a most wonderful Christmas Debi.
    Wishing you all things sparkly and beautiful.
    Love and hugs xoxoxo

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  5. A lovely sight to be able to walk along the creek and enjoy the lights. I am so happy you still believe in magic.

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  6. I'm movin' in. I tell you - I really am.

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  7. :) to be honest, i have to take a couple of steps up the street - i can only see the beginning of this from the end of the driveway. but not a bad couple of steps to take.

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