Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Making Spirits Bright

In a sleepy little town not far from here sits a quaint, gothic-style farmhouse built of old brick with pretty arched windows and surrounded by an old wrought iron fence. Even on an ordinary day it looks like something straight out of a storybook. But during the holidays it is transformed into something truly magical. Lighted ornaments dangle from the trees. Bows and garland adorn the gate and it just goes on and on. Every detail is perfect. It's a full size gingerbread house if I ever did see one. People drive for miles to see it. It is the most tastefully done lighting display I've ever witnessed.

A photograph cannot do it justice. It's one of those things you have to simply have to experience. But that's okay. It's not the photo that is important in this post. No, what matters, and what I want to convey, is that it has been a wonderful thing for this little community. It has brought everyone together and inspired the whole town to step their holiday decorating up a notch. Just look what the next door neighbors did...


Happy Holidays everyone!

7 comments:

bennie and patsy said...

That is one smart guy.Stop by and see the line up of which deer can fly.
MERRY CHRISTMAS
Patsy

Jayne said...

The first house is beautiful. The second house, I bet, is inhabited by people with a great sense of humor. Too funny!

Jayme, The Coop Keeper said...

That is SO funny!

Love love love that gingerbread house!

thecrazysheeplady said...

Love it!

Janean said...

the farm house looks charming! take us back during the day when it's Spring, k?

Laura said...

Can you way which little town this house is in? I know the Mayberry Cafe... is this in a town further west. There are so many. Please tell.

Christine said...

Yes Laura, North West of there. Jamestown.