“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


advent day 18: what's under the tree

something different.

my very favorite part of this christmas tree is the unexpected sweetness of these 3 bows.  most people don't even notice them.  but there she was, decorating with lights and copper balls, when bits of leftover ribbon peeped over the edge of her christmas box, and just like that, a new tradition was born.  that's all it takes.  listening to your heart.

i swear i heard the tree giggle.



  1. Replies
    1. they remind me of a child with a bow tie. at his first elementary school dance. nervous because he's not really sure about girls yet. lol!

    2. your acute awareness for overlooked detail is such a gift.

      there is nothing more comforting than copper brown. :)


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