Warm Christmas Wishes from Around the Photoblogosphere

The other day, I met a friend of mine for a coffee.  "I love this time of year," she said. "I know.  I especially love RIGHT NOW -- you know, when there are just a few days left before Christmas, and most of the shopping and preparations are done, and things suddenly seem to get still and quiet with ... waiting.  I mean, yes, there's some last minute stuff, but school's out, and the tree's up, everything's all decorated and there's just this sort of expectation in the air ..."...more