Monthly Archives: December 2016

Winter Turkey Tracks

As I look at this picturesque winter scene of some turkeys foraging for their dinner, I am curious to know what they are eating. According to Wikipedia, wild turkeys are omnivores meaning that they eat both plants and animals. They … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts

Titles of paintings are always interesting; some are even intriguing. This one is an example of an intriguing title because it causes one to wonder in a deeper way how this scene will play out. As both groups stop to look back … Continue reading

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5 in 1 Jigsaw Puzzle Assortment: Disney Frozen

Do you want to build a snowman? As any fan of this movie knows, that question is not just about making something resembling a man out of snow. It begins the quest of Princess Anna to try to reach out … Continue reading

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Parents Pray, Children Play

This tranquil evening scene is beautifully painted by Nicky Boehme. As the families arrive at the quiet Christmas Eve service, the children are thinking of fun ways to play either inside the church  with their friends or outside with the snowman. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

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They Come Bearing Gifts

The title of this jigsaw puzzle refers to the  Magi, or “Wise Men” who came from the East [Persia, maybe?] to visit the Christ Child who had just been born in Bethlehem. The book of Matthew in the New Testament … Continue reading

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Snowman Patches

How can you make a snowman live forever? It’s simple – just use patches from clothing and piece them together! It seems as if a smart person thought of this solution. Instead of being like Frosty the Snowman who melted … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

In this lovely, peaceful scene entitled Merry Christmas by Nicky Boehme, a family is carrying home a tree that they have just cut down for Christmas. Traditionally, this was not done until Christmas Eve. The tree would stay up all … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

In 1843, Charles Dickens published his immensely popular book, A Christmas Carol, upon which this puzzle is based. The story describes a bitter, miserly man named Ebenezer Scrooge who has his heart changed by the ghost of his former business partner and … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade Christmas: Radio City Music Hall

For those in the New York City area, a part of celebrating Christmas includes attending a Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show, which has been in production since 1933. It features over 140 performers [including the Rockettes] who sing and … Continue reading

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All is Bright

The title for this James Meger print comes from the song Silent Night, Holy Night. Silent night, Holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin, mother and child Holy infant, so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace, … Continue reading

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