The gingerbread competition at our local museum was pretty fierce this year.
While others were thinking a bit more out of the box.
|Jules Verne's 20 Thousand Leagues Under the Sea|
|Jack and the Beanstalk|
|Even Smaug the dragon, from The Hobbit|
I came home, stared into our frosted woods and decided it
was time to put out a few decorations myself.
|Nowadays Santa only fills the first three.|
The other decorator in the house gets into the act, too.
Here's just one portion of his annual display, which is an eclectic mix of Santas and soldiers.
As the resident artist, he also turns out holiday art for the walls.
In fact, you never know
where he'll strike next.