I know, Christmas is past and most of us are ready for warmer weather. I thought about having this post closer to the holiday but I didn’t want to take a chance on the masses (I know, there aren’t masses reading this yet but one day…) deciding to try to find this area, or pester the guy who I think puts it up. He lives close to Jim Kenyon though, so maybe one day Jim will use his investigative powers and put it on the evening news.
Every year for the holiday season someone puts up some decorative touches in a sparse, wooden section next to this house that’s also next to a walking path that separates a portion of the Elmcrest housing area from the Grenadier Village apartment complex in Liverpool. This year was no different, and my wife and I actually thought that he expanded it somewhat with the use of the cardinals (the red birds) being a nice touch. I couldn’t remember him adding actually gift boxes in the past either, but you can see them fairly prominent here.
You see fewer homes putting up Christmas decorations these days, and though I think it’s a shame, I also understand it because of the high cost of electricity and, well, if you don’t have kids you might not think about it. My wife and I only put up a couple of metal trees wrapped with a short string of lights as our holiday decoration because the elderly couple across the street like looking out at them.
Anyway, I hope you enjoyed the picture above and the two images below, which are of the same thing, only from a different perspective. I love creativity.