Here it is, gloriously leaning against a wall, still in the living room.
JJ also asked for a photo of my latest selection of branches. Here they are atop the bookshelf, just as branches should be.
I am not a gregarious Christmas decorator and limit myself to what nature provides and my collection of folk art Santas. Every year Mum provides me with greenery from her bounteous garden and makes a swag for my door with a lovely assortment. She tends to also buy me poinsettias and scented white carnations to add to the greenery.
Here is the swag for this year.
And I thought I would leave you with my new friend Chester the sheep. I don't usually fall victim to cute things but I'm happily a fashion victim with a sheep on my chest.