Wednesday, December 16, 2015

This Is When It Starts Getting Interesting

Every day from December 1st until Christmas I'm hanging an ornament in an outside public place as a Random Act of Christmas Cheer.

Christmas is still ten days from now, but this afternoon I'm picking Son Tony up at the airport.   He had a business trip this week that took him to Chicago (from his home in Phoenix) and decided to come straight here instead of flying back and forth across the country.  Then next Wednesday we'll be back at the airport to pick up Son Brian and DIL Nicole.  After that everyone will be here through the end of the year.

I've tried to get things done ahead of time and clear my calendar as much as possible, but I'm determined to finish my daily ornament distributing   Can't stop now!

My area of West St. Louis County has several athletic associations baseball fields, some of which date back to the turn of the 19th century.  Back int he day groups of men would play each other for the sake of city pride.  Now the fields cater to teams of all ages.  During the summer you can find a game going on most nights and weekends. 

As you can imagine, the fields aren't in use in December, but the one I visited today has a parking lot that's next to a school. The lot gets used for overflow traffic, so I bet someone will see my red globe hanging in the tree.

Five years ago today: Treelight


  1. Nice one. I'm sure someone will notice and it will bring a smile to his face. :) Good on you for spreading the spirit of Christmas.

  2. Nooooo, you can't stop now, so close. Looks great, by the way.

  3. It's great the whole family comes in for Christmas! Good job on placing the ornament!

    1. I've been excited for the holidays ever since I've learned about everyone's travel schedule.