MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM WALPOLE — December 24th 2011

Walpole is a town of tradition, and this evening marked the 37th Live Nativity on the Common, right at my front door.  I was flattered when the narrator, the son-in-law of the woman who started the live Nativity, said, “Walpole is a town of traditions, and this year marked the 4th Annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by the Walpole Players.”  He concluded mentioning we have raised over $13,000 for the food shelves in four years.

The simple, yet touching and elegant live Nativity relates the birth of our Saviour, and I wanted to share with you.

Mary and Baby Jesus

 
 

The Full Live Nativity with Angels on the Common at the Band Shell

I woke up at 5AM Chrismas morning (was that a sleigh on the roof?) and realized that I did not have the full Nativity picture.  Actually, I like the one above more, but here is the completed scene.  And, by the way, waking up and looking at my statistics, I now have had over 4,000 views of my “blog.”  Thank you.
 

This is the completed Nativity with the Wise Men

 
 

MERRY  CHRISTMAS

From 44 ELM  STREET

Sadly without Snow

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2 Responses to MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM WALPOLE — December 24th 2011

  1. Marian L. Michlig says:

    Absolutely positively beautiful. Such a thoughtful way to start this day.
    Have a Blessed and Merry Christmas.

    Love,
    Marian

  2. Chris Burchstead says:

    Hi Ray,

    Thanks for sharing your pictures of the live nativity! I missed it this year, as I went to St. Luke’s in Chester for mass on Christmas Eve. Maybe next year? Merry Christmas!
    Chris

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