Xmas Seasons and Decorations
2019 Christmas Snow 2020 Christmas Day CalTrain Christmas Presents Christmas Signs Christmas Stairs Christmas Statues Christmas Stockings Christmas Valance Christmas Windows Clothing Dregs Of Christmas Hyatt Regency Images Lights Lobbies Noe Valley Ornaments Santa Trees Wreath Zoo
CalTrain, Mythic Xmas

Annual Xmas Train Lighting Ceremony

Clothing, Worn To Celebrate Christmas

The Christmas season is celebrated by some through the wearing of decorative clothing.

2020 Christmas Day, As A Mythic Event

Although the month and date of Jesus' birth are unknown, the church in the early fourth century fixed the date as December 25. This corresponds to the date of the winter solstice on the Roman calendar.[from wikipedia]

Dregs Of Christmas, As A Mythic Celebration

The celebratory customs associated in various countries with Christmas have a mix of pre-Christian, Christian, and secular themes and origins.[from wikipedia]

Hyatt Regency, Christmas Lobby
Images, of Xmas

Photographs that capture the mood of Christmas

Lights, That Are Used To Celebrate Christmas

Because Christmas falls just after the winter solstice, it is generally dark early. As a consequence, one of the main decorations of Christmas is lights.

Lobbies, Show Christmas Decor

Some buildings invest in decor used annually.

Noe Valley, Christmas Decorations, As a Mythological Event

Roughly speaking, Noe Valley is bounded by 21st Street to the north, Randall Street to the south, Dolores Street to the east, and Grand View Avenue to the west. The Castro (Eureka Valley) is north of Noe Valley; the Mission District is east. [from wikipedia]

Ornaments, That Appear On Christmas Trees

The occasional ornament that either is hung on a tree, or appears near to a tree.

Christmas Presents, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

A gift or a present is an item given to someone without the expectation of payment or anything in return. An item is not a gift if that item is already owned by the one to whom it is given. Although gift-giving might involve an expectation of reciprocity, a gift is meant to be free. [from wikipedia]

Santa, Claus, Saint Nicholas, etc.
Christmas Signs, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

Signs conveying information about services and facilities, such as maps, directories, instructional signs or interpretive signage used in museums, galleries, zoos, parks and gardens, exhibitions, tourist and cultural attractions that enhance the customer's experience.[from wikipedia]

2019 Christmas Snow, As A Mythic Event

Major snow-prone areas include the polar regions, the northernmost half of the Northern Hemisphere and mountainous regions worldwide with sufficient moisture and cold temperatures.[from wikipedia]

Christmas Stairs, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

Stairs is a structure designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps. Stairs may be straight, round, or may consist of two or more straight pieces connected at angles.[from wikipedia]

Christmas Statues, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

A statue is a free-standing sculpture in which the realistic, full-length figures of persons or animals are carved or cast in a durable material such as wood, metal or stone. [from wikipedia]

Christmas Stockings, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

In modern usage, stocking specifically refers to the form of hosiery configured as two pieces, one for each leg (except for American and Australian English, where the term can also be a synonym for pantyhose).[from wikipedia]

Trees, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer suchas spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance,associated with the celebration of Christmas. The modern Christmas treewas developed in early modern Germany (where it is today calledWeihnachtsbaum or Christbaum) with predecessors that can be traced"long before the advent of Christianity" with ancient peoples who "hungevergreen boughs over their doors and windows."[from wikipedia]

Christmas Valance, Decorated To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

A treatment ranging from simple to elaborate, the valance is a piece of decorative fabric usually hung from a rod, a piece of decorative hardware or a board. Valances can take on many shapes: scalloped, layered, pointed, arched, pleated, shaped, gathered, tailored, grommet top.[from wikipedia]

Christmas Windows, As a Season Of The Year, A Form Of Mythology

The first display windows in shops were installed in the late 18th century in London, where levels of conspicuous consumption were growing rapidly. Retailer Francis Place was one of the first to experiment with this new retailing method at his tailoring establishment in Charing Cross, where he fitted the shop-front with large plate glass windows. Although this was condemned by many, he defended his practice in his memoirs, claiming that he "sold from the window more goods...than paid journeymen's wages and the expenses of housekeeping.[from wikipeida]

Wreath, Created To Celebrate Christmas, As A Mythic Event

A wreath is an assortment of flowers, leaves, fruits, twigs or various materials that is constructed to resemble a ring. In English-speaking countries, wreaths are used typically as household ornaments, mainly as an Advent and Christmas decoration. They are also used in ceremonial events in many cultures around the globe. Wreaths have much history and symbolism associated with them. They are usually made from evergreens and symbolize strength, as evergreens last even throughout the harshest winters. Bay laurel may also be used, and these wreaths are known as laurel wreath.[from wikipedia]

Zoo, Christmas Reindeer Romp
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