There are only 3 days 1hours until Christmas!
I took my Christmas ornaments out of the basement and dust off them I’ve been collecting over the years.
It is so fun to decolate the Chrisrmas tree—draping garlands, hanging blue and silver ornaments and lights.
I also enjoyed remembering the stories about the ornaments as I go.
I think some people select a specific theme for their Christmas trees.
This year, my theme is blue and silver.
As I wrote before, I made a wire Christmas tree ……it was a bit difficult to finish,
When my sons were little, I enjoyed decorating trees with them every year, but this year……I did it myself. Lonely!
My oldest son is in Sendai( in Miyagi pref.) and my second son is in Kyoto.
My husband is transferring and lives in Iwaki ( it takes about 1,5 hours from here by car) .
And my youngest son lives with me, but he is too busy to spend time with me because of his school.
Well, that’s life.
Let me share the Christmas poem with you
Christmas Now And Then
Well it is December and Christmas is almost here
Another happy Christmas for family and good cheer
There will be tables loaded with turkeys, hams and sweets
We know there will be more than we could ever eat
There will be a big tree shining so bright
With beautiful decorations and pretty shiny lights
Under that tree there will be present galore
So many you would wonder how there could be anything left in the store
Christmas now is really so much fun
But gosh there is just too much for everyone
My thoughts go back to a cold Christmas long ago
To a family not blessed with riches and gold
Our little tree was kind of skimpy, with some ribbons and a few shiny balls
But to us it stood magnificent, the greatest of them all
Under that tree was a present for Raye, a present for Sister and a present for me
And we could hardly wait as we would open them with glee
There was not a lot of fancy food on that table, times were kind of tough
But we were all happy and for us it was enough
We were so thankful as we thanked the Lord above
We knew what we had was paid for with Daddy’s hard work and Mamas love
I’m thankful that we now have so much and our blessings are many
And it is good to live in this great land of plenty
But I would gladly give every material thing that I own
To have one more Christmas with Mama and Daddy and my two sisters at home
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