Detours seem inconvenient, but sometimes they lead us to beautiful destinations. Such was the case yesterday when the guys and I were on our way to my aunts’ homes to do drive-by Christmas visits. A stopped train and a long line of traffic compelled us to take another route.
We worked our way around through Church Street in the historic part of Madison, Alabama and found it transformed to Christmas Card Lane. Each home had on display a giant “card” [created by local artists] in recognition of the holiday season. Some cards were traditional, some were whimsical, and, of course, some were biblical . Some even featured local themes.
The whole block celebrated the festive spirit of the season and boosted the holiday cheer.
I captured 26 “cards” as we drove slowly down the street. Here are our favorites:
My son’s favorite:
My hubby’s favorite:
My favorite favorite is above, but here’s another favorite.
I’m running low on WordPress space, but you can see all 26 cards in my Flickr album: Christmas Card Lane.
I hope the holiday spirit is still with you!