Wednesday, December 5, 2012

A Snap, A Set and A Song - December

Time once again to link with Thea at A Snap, A Set and A Song for this week's theme of December. Stop by her site to see her take - and possibly join us with your own post.

So many directions I could have gone with this theme - the first one which came to mind was snow - but that's really for later - after winter actually arrives at the very end of December. Generally December is not a very snowy month.

But while many people think of December and its association with a certain holiday that brings a jolly man in a red suit, my mind goes to the holiday we celebrate. With that in mind, here is ...

A Snap (or three)

Even in Walt Disney World we bring and light the menorah. Here is our daughter lighting the candle for the first night of Chanukah at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge (December, 2005).

And in the American Adventure in EPCOT, one of the storytellers tells the story of Chanukah against a proper background of menorahs and dreidels.

A Set

For those who ask how the festival is spelled (it's not a holiday, but simply a rather insignificant commemoration that has gained stature simply because it falls near that other holiday), at the top of the set is the only proper way to spell it ...

A Song

I had a decision to make here as well. Should I go with a traditional Chanukah song, or something perhaps a bit more contemporary - as if  there were a lot of contemporary Chanukah songs. Aw heck ... here's Adam Sandler ...

Saturday night is the first night of Chanukah and to all who celebrate ...

1 comment:

  1. This is wonderful, I was hoping you'd do something like this!!

    I love Adam Sandler, what a fun song!

    Thanks so much for linking up with another great SS&S!! :)