Saturday, October 1, 2011

I Know it's October but My Head is in December

Okay, I know it's October, but all four novellas I'm writing are set at Christmas. I'm having to conjure up in holidays images so I thought I'd share them with you. If you're one of those people who hate that the holidays start so early, you can skip this blog.

I'm back in the town of Twilight.

And it's Christmas again.

 There's kisses for young and old.

But most of all there are cookies!

Gosh, I'm hungry. How about you? What's your favorite thing about Christmas?


  1. I wasn't feeling Christamsy at all until I saw your post. Dean Martin is crooning "It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas" in my head.

    I've no time for baking cookies though. My other job is short staffed. Good news, I'll have more pocket change in time for Christmas.

    Can't wait for the novellas.

  2. I look forward to having all my neices and nephews for the annual Sparkle in the Park,our Rotoary Club put on every year.
    The kids and their parents come to my house for dinner and then after we all head to the park to see the many lighted Christmas displays light up the night. The kids can ride on the merry-go-round with Santa...
    Then when we have seen everything, we head back to my house for dessert and hot chocolate and open the goodie bags they get from Aunt Kathleen...
    It is a great night and it starts the season off for me.

  3. I'm definitely already thinking about Christmas. LOL. I posted about my favorite odd-gift catalog the other day. Though this year, technically, I'm already done with my shopping. *grin* I think my favorite part of Christmas is Christmas Eve. The family recently started a new tradition of getting together and going out for dinner at a new restaurant every year -- someplace we've never tried but always wanted to. This way we can sit and enjoy each other's company without having to do any dishes, stress over cooking and cleaning, etc., and just enjoy being together. I'm really looking forward to doing that again.

    The other thing I'm looking forward to is "Holiday Magic," a festival of fun, lights, and holiday cheer at our local zoo. There's just something so pretty and serene about wandering around a zoo in the middle of the night, Christmas song piped throughout the whole thing, looking at community decorated trees, sipping hot chocolate and munching gingerbread cookies as carolers wander around and artists work on ice sculptures. Add in beautiful, fluffy snowflakes drifting from the night sky and it's just nostalgic perfection.


  4. Very simply, I love being surrounded by the people I care about and having a feast. Usually we tend to take some time off for the holidays so all that time is spent staying home away from the hectiness of the malls and watching old movies. I do like seeing Home Alone, The Sound of Music and all the other holiday shows.