holiday wings

four calling birds


Picnik collage


three french hens


Picnik collage


two turtle doves


Picnik collage


and a partridge in a pear tree


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the youngest is home already
my older daughter is driving in today
a comfy nest will once again be full of family

so from the space with few words . a few simple birds
I wish you peace . strength . quirky wings . soft snips of life
embrace each moment . dwell in the present of each day . happy holiday friends


39 comments:

margie said...

have a lovely time with your family. all the best.

sperlygirl said...

may your 'nest' be full of love and laughter this holiday and your new year be rich with wonder and music. xx s

Kamana said...

wishing you peace and happiness as you enjoy your special holidays with your loved ones.

Barefoot from Heaven said...

Happy times to you too my friend. Spread your wings and pamper the family.

I've send your birdies to my most dearest friends....thanks for flying them into my home.

Happy holidays to you and your loved ones.
Dagmar

deb said...

Enjoy all the lovin' in your comfy full nest, Elk.

The merriest of Christmas season's and quiet moments of deep joy.

My oldest is home now as well. We are 7 for a bit .

Tracy said...

Many thinks for these gentle bird gifts and blessings. You house sounds full of joy for the days ahead--so glad! We have a good many gatherings & get-togethers in the next days, so visiting friends early this week in blogland. I hope to post again before the holiday break :o) Hoping you & yours have the happiest holiday season & wishing you all the best in 2011, my friend! ((HUGS))

Marcie said...

Wonderful holiday magic!! Enjoy your holiday time with your family. All the best to you and yours...

Mary said...

So very lovely! From our nest to yours -- best wishes for a season filled with love and laughter, and blessings in the new year!
xoxo,
Mary

rachel awes said...

& your birds
do
call
me.
love to you
over the
holidays.
xox

Deidra said...

It all sounds absolutely blissful!
My nest is full today, as well.
And these birds are singing a beautiful song.

Blessings to you.

Leslie said...

these birds fill my heart with song...

may your nest be overflowing with love and joy this Christmas and throughout the New Year!

MaggieGem said...

So wonderful to have everyone home for the holidays! Merry Christmas!

smith kaich jones said...

how happy you must be. it shows. :)

and ps - my advent calendar post for dec 24, christmas eve, will feature a couple of your little birds. and silence.

xoxo
Debi

spread your wings said...

i sure have missed my visits here. May your nest be full of happiness and love this holiday season. Merry Christmas my dear friend.
love your birds, especially this last red one. you're so clever.

Caroline said...

Thank you for the holiday wishes Elk. I hope you have a beautiful holiday. Yes, dwell in the present...a good reminder this time of year.

S. Etole said...

Blessings of the heart for you and yours this Christmas season.

Renee Howell said...

Hi ELK. Two of our daughters are home. The third will be in and out. Lovely moments in time - until they move further along their own life path. Enjoy the moments - I know you will. :-)

Laura said...

I quiver in joy with you! Enjoy your sweet family, my friend. I am hoping to finally make it home after Christmas to gift my new nephew with your beautiful birdies. If only we had wings...

Joan Elizabeth said...

Have a wonderful time with your family.

maccandace said...

Enjoy your family as we enjoy your birds and photos. Merry Christmas!

patty said...

so sweet and beautiful, elk. i hope you enjoy an abundance of blessings in life this Christmas.

kt40 said...

this post made me smile elk(when do your posts not evoke this reaction:)
Merry merry wishes for you and your family!
kt

Betsy said...

I hope you have the most wonderful Christmas! I'm so glad you are my bloggy friend!

~Betsy
xxoo

LauraX said...

brightest blessings to you and your beloveds!

elizabeth said...

yes.

love this.

have a wonderful time with your family! wishing you days full of joy and love and wonder.

Country Girl said...

Wise words. Hoping that the holiday fills your heart and home with lots of love. xo

Chrissie said...

Dearest ELK I hope you have a happy little nest over the holidays, sending my very best to you and yours.

beth said...

ohhhh yes.....i'll take those quirky wings and fly :)

merry christmas to you and your loved ones in that beautiful nest of yours.....
xo

Christina said...

happy holidays!
love
to
you~

kendalee said...

With love and thanks ELK for your ever-present care and kindness, sending wishes for what makes your heart sing and smile most over the holidays!

sherri said...

So fitting & Merry Christmas to you

ameliamaness said...

Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family...enjoy that full and comfy nest...

Relyn said...

It's Christmas evening and we are having a lull before we start cleaning up all the happy messes we've made. I wanted to stop by and wish you the merriest of Christmases. May you and your family enjoy laughter, love and peace. May you feel all the love that we feel for you. May you truly know you are blessed. Sending you much love! ~ Relyn

mrs mediocrity said...

this made me smile. perfect. your birds make me smile.
i hope you had a wonderful holiday filled with love and family.

Megan Coyle said...

what lovely christmasy birds :)

I hope you're having a wonderful holiday season :)

alexkeller said...

so sweet - a wonderful song to have in my mind as i lay me down to sleep ...

Caroline said...

Just beautiful Elk. Wishing you many blessings and much happiness in 2011. xoxo

Peggy Stermer-Cox said...

Happy Holidays ELK. It's been awhile since I've been by. I always enjoy your wonderful combination of shapes, words and objects!

Oliag said...

I am finally finding some time to visit my blogging friends to belatedly wish them a merry and bright Christmas season and a wonderfully joyous New Year! This is a beautiful post elk!