This photo has become a tradition for this blog on each Christmas Eve since 2010. This ornament is appropriate, as it was spied that year hanging in a vendor’s booth at the Christmas Market in Vienna, Austria.
I do believe I missed last year, but we were busy traveling the world. Goddess and I spent the first half of this year continuing those travels, spending time with friends and family all over the world. We’ve settled down for a spell to see how that suits us.
Know that our wish for you is to have a peaceful end of the calendar year adhering to whatever practices bring you comfort and joy.
Hopefully you will find a bit of relaxation in there too.
This photo has become a tradition on this blog on Christmas Eve, now on its fourth year running.
Why is that? There are so many different ways to view this, if you want to look. So many different meanings, if you wish to look.
However you choose to look at it, just know that my wish for you have a peaceful end of the calendar year, adhering to whatever practices bring you comfort and joy and hopefully a bit of relaxation.
Goddess and I sure enjoyed watching the sun set over Verona.
- Ponte Pietra
What’s not to enjoy about seeing a bridge originally built in 100 BC?
Well, not much raving.
But a lot of good thumping beats while relaxing with a hot cup of glühwein.
Sitting on faux bearskin rugs laid on on benches in plastic tubes designed to keep the bartenders dry and some of the warmth in.
Lined with string lights, dancing with disco balls.
All thumping, but not so loud to interrupt conversation.
Look at the lights. The shadows.
The show projected on the walls.
The DJ in the fishbowl, spinning his mp3’s while grooving for the crowd.
Museum Quarter (MQ), Wien (Vienna), Austria.
May tell a story.
Or they may capture a moment.
Or they may do both.
Sometimes they stand on their own.
Other times they build on each other.
Two different views.
One just is. It’s self-indulgent because I love lines.
The other presents several possible stories.