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Christmas at Creekside 2020

  In preparing for this post, I wanted to begin with an image that tells the story of this unusual Christmas.  I decided to use an empty dining room table, because this year, there won't be any guests or family from outside the household.  But don't think of it as an image of sadness.  See it as an image of resilience and resolve.  Although few, if any, will ever see it, the table was given a fresh centerpiece, and the red candles were brought out from storage.  It might have been a dreary, colorless holiday, but that's not who we are.  We want all the color and brightness of the season possible, in spite of what has come our way. This past year, much of our lives has been moved outdoors or online.  So too, the people of Creekside have gotten together virtually, and moved their celebrations outside.  Our homes' exteriors have been decorated with lights and colors for all to enjoy.  And what a wonderful display it is.  If you haven't already, bundle up and take a str