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Bon Marche-Macy's - Christmas Wreath

‘And a partridge in a pear tree…’ Well, not exactly a partridge or a pear tree, will a couple of pigeons close by and a Christmas wreath do? Yearly, several of these very large evergreen wreaths are placed above the street level entrances to the Bon Marche (now Macy’s) department store in downtown Seattle. The contrast between cool stone facade, evergreen boughs and warm lights speaks Holidays to shoppers in a hurry to finish up their gift lists before Christmas day.

Christmas is just a few days away. We originally planned to have our family Christmas gathering at our house, but my getting really sick was inopportune, so it’s now been moved to my daughter’s house instead. I am just not up to all that I needed to do to get things ready. I’m not even sure I’m up to making a cake today, we’ll see. I’m sure we’ll all enjoy our time, it’s not the where, it’s the who.

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    • Sara Chapman in Seattle USA: Thanks for the inspiration and the permission to choose our very best and know it is good. See you later, alligator!
    • bettyl - NZ: I will definitely miss you in blogland but I completely understand. Real life is so much more important than blogging any day. I do hope you come back at some point.
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    • Connie Smiley: That is beautiful, Madge! Hope you have a new year full of God’s goodness.
    • annieelf2012: That is a stunning picture of the Space Needle. Would I go to the top? Not a chance. Can I admire it? Absolutely. Happy New Year.
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    • Evelyn in Oregon: Between the tracks??? Girl, you are brave! What a terrific image, though. (I’m sorry I’m not a regular visitor anymore…Facebook has ruined my good intentions of...
    • Dina Lettre: Merry Christmas, Madge!
  • 75¢ Rooms – Weekly Top Shot #164 (5)
    • Buttons: Oh wonderful shot and that whole thing just makes me sad. Sometimes progress is not what is needed. Hug B
    • Randy: I like the way the light illuminates the details in the building.
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    • Randy: Marvelous close up.
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