Passing Shot: A Farewell to Christmas

January 6th marks the first day of Epiphanytide for some Western Christian denominations.  My twelfth day of Christmas was spent wassailing through aisles of a Portland Oregon antique Center with my niece.   I snap a passing shot of Santa in a clock frame next to a salt-shakered pine tree and sled:

Farewell Christmas

Christmas bric-a-brac, circa 1972.

My attempts at reviving certain Christmastide traditions each year are received with varying degrees of enthusiasm, and not everyone appreciates my unique sense of humor:

Carrollers

Three Christmas carolers, circa 1959.

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