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My Response

This is my response to AngelSharum's post "Our Christmas Decorations" ( Nov.30,2014). I am posting a photo of my window Christmas decorations. Shown in this photo are my three Christmas wreaths which i bought for my Mother. The two small ones i bought while she was confined in a hospital just a few days before Chirstmas. I can still remember how her eyes sparkled when i showed her what i bought for her. The big wreath i bought inspite of its high cost. The price does not matter for as long as it made her happy.

I used to lavishly decorate these exterior windows because she can see them from her bedroom. She enjoyed watching me putting up the lights and the Christmas wreaths while sitting on her bed eating her frruits.

Super typhoon Ruby is slowly approaching my city today... i hope all these window decorations would all still be in place after shes gone.

Image Credit » the photo 'm using in this article is from my (Carmela's) very own collection of photos

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Donna_Thacker wrote on December 5, 2014, 2:33 PM

My mother used to love Christmas decorations as well. Lights lights and more lights. I hope they survive the storm. Be safe.

carmela wrote on December 5, 2014, 8:17 PM

hello VisionofHope! its been a long time since i havent read any new articles from you or read your comments here on Persona Paper. thank you so much for your prayers. my country and my people need that today.

carmela wrote on December 5, 2014, 8:21 PM

my mother liked lights too. she was such a child :) but she liked the ones that dont blink cause blinking Christmas light gave her a headache :)

scheng1 wrote on December 6, 2014, 1:40 AM

Perhaps the typhoon will bring more decorations to the windows, though it is unlikely.

laksh wrote on December 6, 2014, 1:13 PM

beautiful emoticon :smile: it is these lifeless things that hold the memories that are priceless :( They brought smile on your mother's face then.. now they are letting you see ur mother in them!

carmela wrote on December 8, 2014, 1:47 AM

its a miracle that super typhoon Ruby weakened, changed its course and spared my city. we just had not very strong winds and rain when Ruby finally hit. "m very relieved and thankful that my window decorations survived.

carmela wrote on December 8, 2014, 1:52 AM

yes everytime i look at these decorations i remember her beautiful face and hear her laugh :( :( :(

scheng1 wrote on December 8, 2014, 2:48 AM

Yes, I am glad for all of you in Philippines. I have met with so many noisy, lively and funny Filipinas in my work that I feel part of the community.

OldRoadsOnceTraveled wrote on December 9, 2014, 12:00 AM

The windows are so beautiful! I'm glad you didn't have any difficulties with the typhoon.

marialy18 wrote on December 10, 2014, 4:43 AM

You made your mother happy through you Christmas decorations
Everyone loves the lighted Christmas light