Who can resist fancy kitties, ceramic gift boxes, silly Santa’s and eclectic  illuminations?
  Sharing some pictures taken while I attended this morning’s meet the press at the Governor’s Mansion where every year fantastic Holiday decorations are put up and historic tours of the residence are scheduled for the public.
Karen’s kitties…
Karen Bozik
Phil’s Santa’s
Phil Bender
Marie’s gifts…
EVB Studio 
fabulous crystals and fairy tales from Tracy Barnes
Tracy Barnes
and yours truly with visual storytelling of food and culture from the Balkans
SVHoitt
I had a lively exchange with Dr. Claudette Sweet of Denver’s Kwanzaa Committee and found we had a lot of interests in common that relate back to community and exploring history as a means of learning about the world. I was enchanted by her.