December 2011 Calendar Shot

December.. Oh the closing month of yet another beautiful year is right here.

I was not able to decide which of the two clicks describe the mood of december best.
So here are both of them for you all. Merry Xmas! all of you.

[Clicked with a sony cyber-shot - The wrapped gifts remind me of the Santa game]

[Clicked @ Leavenworth , Christmas season 2009. Camera: D3000 Nikon DSLR]

Facts of December:

* Some people call it "the frosty month."
* The latter part of December has long been a holiday season. The Romans honored Saturn, the god of agriculture, with a festival called Saturnalia.
* A well known fact which needs no explanation - Christians celebrate birthday of Jesus Christ on the 25th of this month.
* December's flower is the narcissus or holly.
* December's birthstone is the blue turquoise or zircon.

What else??


ಗಿರೀಶ್.ಎಸ್ said...

Shortest day of the year on December 21st....

Bikramjit said...

Both are beautiful.. i like the first one more for all the presssies .. yess looking forward to them he heh e


kavita said...

Both the shots look nice .Have a happy December !

Harman said...

its a month to share N Care
Care for others..the under privileged and out to others is what I notice during Christmas...lots of charity!

KParthasarathi said...

Karthigai deepam(Tiruvannamalai deepam) falls this year on Decenber 10th.A festival of lights thepeople in Tamil nadu light the lamps on the full moon day.
Christmas makes it a special month of festivities all over the world.

Sujatha Sathya said...

happy December to you :)
nic pics

Kalyan said...

Simply beautifully captured shots...lovely!

Mishi said...

MashAllah you are getting really good at it Ashiwini:-)

Tathagata Ghosh said...

have a frosty December.... Cheers!

Anil P said...

Both are equally nice. The last month, and 2011 is gone much too soon!

ಅಶ್ವಿನಿ/ Ashwini said...

@ಗಿರೀಶ್.ಎಸ್ : Well yeah thats a good one.

@Bikram: He he he :) Meeeeee tooooooooo

@Kavita: Thanks!

@Harman: Well said Harman. Charity it is...

@KParthasarathi: Thank you for that piece of information.

@Sujatha : @Kalyan : Thanks!

@Mishi: The support and encouragement is helping me through..

@Tathagatha Gosh: Welcome to my space and enjoy!

@Anil P: Thanks a lot!

Anonymous said...

The best part of December is go back and remember what happened throughout the year. We know the events, but looking back and summarizing them is a different experience

Mahesh. (Coming back to your blog after some time)

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