Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Christmas Joys #17 - How About a Little Holiday Reading?

The time is getting short and there is so much to do!  My family understands that I include reading in my daily routine, no matter how busy we get.  (They just shrug their shoulders when I leave dirty dishes on the table to escape for 10 reading minutes.)  I love these three books of "holiday stories from the south's best writers": Christmas in the South, A Dixie Christmas, and A Very Southern Christmas.  Short stories don't take much time to read, and I enjoy these year after year.  I will continue reading these books into January -- just 10 minutes at a time!  The pretty little church scene was a Christmas gift (part of a fresh flower arrangement) several years ago.  I love to display it under this cloche.

 I hope that you will continue to join me throughout the month of December as I post about some special decorations, traditions, collections and memories that bring the joy of the season to our house. Perhaps you will want to respond with your own story or comment about what brings happiness to your heart at Christmas. I would love to hear from you and look forward to sharing a bit of Christmas! Annie

5 comments:

Carol said...

Merry Christmas to you & yours!

Smiles,
Carol

Olive Cooper said...

I love to read too! Merry Christmas!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Have a wonderful Christmas Annie.

Gretchen said...

I read some Christmas books but none of these. I'll include them in my January reading list, thanks to you.

I'm so glad to meet a reader like me. I'm never without a book anywhere and my kindle makes my load a lot lighter.

Thanks for sharing your ideas.

Gretchen

Annie Joy said...

Gretchen, I'm looking forward to becoming better acquainted with my new Kindle this coming year. I hope you enjoy the Christmas books! Annie

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