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Our most Heartfelt Season's Greetings to all of you Wonderful Folks!!!

Well, it soon will be summer here, and the powers that be are trying their damnedest to bring a Madison Avenue Christmas to Ecuador...Please take a look at some of the fun pics to illustrate...

 

This is our favorite--and says it all!!!

 

This is one of those huge highway signs, and it sits prominently on the main road from Salinas to Guayaquil...maybe a little of everything in this recipe might  be just what the world needs right now...one can hope...

 And if you think Santa might be forgotten, just take a look!!!

 

I liked this one of Rox and Coquita...

 Rox couldn't wait till we got our tree, so she decorated last year's tree that has now grown about 18 inches...

 

 Here is one more mall shot of the tree and the gals...

 Rox is busy decorating our little live tree that we just brought home.  Seems there are not a lot of Christmas trees in Ecuador as that custom collides head-on with a widely held belief that live plants inside a house "suck the oxygen from the air"...just the opposite of the actual photosynthesis reaction...

 

So...there are not any live or recently live trees for sale for use as Christmas trees...but there are a lot of fake trees for sale at fifty bucks a pop...'bout gave me a heart attack...

 

We searched all of the nurseries from Salinas north to Montanita, and finally had to buy a little guy right next door at a commercial nursery about a mile from our house--he will be bigger next year...more pics of him later...

 

The best tree that we could find was this little live tree that we call our "Charlie Brown Tree" for all of you who remember that great comic strip...Rox gets kudos for making him look just fine for Christmas...

Posted on Wed, December 10, 2008 at 03:51PM by Registered CommenterBob & Roxanne | CommentsPost a Comment | References1 Reference

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    Our most Heartfelt Season's Greetings to all of you Wonderful Folks!!! - You can join here... - BobnRox

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