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Not yet, of course, but I’m sure someday it will…

Christmas Magic December 8, 2008

Filed under: Librarian Life,Life as I see it — catherineeliza @ 10:59 am

Last night my sister, her kids, and I went driving to see some Christmas decorations in a neighborhood near mine.  Our mother told us there were a lot of Christmas lights to see, so we headed off with some vague directions that would lead us to a house with lots of lights.  We drove around for a while, and saw many houses that were overly decorated, in my opinion, but when we got to this one, I thought it pretty much took the cake:
img_15941Wait, just take a look at a couple of close-ups.  First, the Claus family:

img_15951AND they have their very own Victorian Carolers:

img_1602How could I expect anything to top that?  Well, as you must have guessed, some did, and boy howdy, how they did.  Please enjoy one of my first endeavors in movie making using my point & shoot camera.  It’s shaky and inadequate, but I think you’ll get the idea:

Seasons Greetings from Catherine Sorensen on Vimeo.

And a couple of close-ups:

img_1605It’s baby Jesus, by the way, rocking out to those jazzy Christmas toons, not one of the many, many Santa Clauses.  I guess a manger is just a better place for a speaker…

img_1608You caught the helicoptor, right?

And my favorite detail, though it’s hard to see here, is the disco ball:

img_1612Oh, and I can’t help but include the Santa Dolphins; goodness knows it doesn’t feel like Christmas until you see some of those: