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Christmas at Ca D’Zan December 28, 2013

Posted by nrhatch in Art & Photography, Poetry.
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In contrast to the simple Cracker Christmas at Historic Manatee Village, the decor at Ca D’Zan deigned to dazzle.

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Red, Green, and Gold sparkled throughout the Ringling Mansion.

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An enormous tree reached to the mezzanine.

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Greenery brightened with holiday lights splayed across the portico.

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Fireplaces bore festoons of festive greenery.

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Even the scullery and butler’s pantry bore evidence of Holly and Jolly.

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Giant poinsettias acted as understudy for flickering flames.

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The massive tree stood tall, overseer of all things Christmas.

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One last look as we close the door on this opulent display.

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sssThe theme for Haiku Monday this week is RELAXATION.

Peace is one breath, one
thought away. Relax. Let the
past go. Just for NOW.

To play along ~> swing by Amanda’s blog (Funky Frugal Mommy) ~ Haiku Monday Theme and post your Haiku in the comments section.

Then relax and breathe.

Aah . . . that’s better!