Karen’s Birthday

Yesterday was the Executive Director of the Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough Historical Society and my friend Karen’s Birthday. So, we had a little celebration. I had earlier invited the Historical Society’s Board members. In that invitation I had asked if one of them would volunteer to pick up something to eat. Unfortunately, I must not have been clear enough, because everyone brought food – including me because I didn’t think anybody else was going to. So, we had way too much food, all of it sweet: cupcakes, mini-cupcakes, carrot cake etc. All of the Board members save one who had babysitting obligations came. As did our friends and neighbors from the Briarcliff Manor Recreation Department.

A good time was had by all.

Taken with an Apple SE II.

Three Kings

Today is Epiphany (or if you prefer it Three Kings Day), which commemorates the visit of the Magi (also known as the three wise men and the three kings).
These guys started off in another part of the village and over time moved to different locations. Here they stand next to the Congregational Church. Since I took this picture, they’ve moved again and they now stand next to a nativity scene on the other side of the church.
Since we’re supposed to have 4-6 inches of snow tonight, I wonder if they’ll make a final move into the church.
According to Bibleinfo:

“We really don’t know the names of the magi because the Bible doesn’t tell us. In fact, the Bible is silent on how many wise men visited Jesus. However, tradition has it that the three wise men who came to seek and honor the infant Jesus were named Gaspar, Balthasar, and Melchior.”

Unfortunately, I don’t know which one of these is which.

Taken with a Panasonic Lumx GX85 Panasonic Lumix 20mm f1.7

Christmas at Karen’s

Karen is my friend, and boss at the Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough Historical Society (BMSHS). She was kind enough to invite me to spend Christmas with her and her son, Robert. I had a great time.

The table awaits.

Festive Munchies.

Red Tulips.


Christmas meal. I made a chicken, bacon, mushroom, peas and leek pie.

Christmas wreaths.

Taken with a Panasonic Lumx GX85 Panasonic Lumix 20mm f1.7