Cartoon by Harry Bliss
The Avatar Panel at San Diego Comic Con 2009; Photo by Patty Mooney
Every year the Westgate Hotel puts on a mini Nutcracker suite with a young, enthusiastic troupe, to celebrate the lighting of their Christmas tree. Hot chocolate and champagne are served to the guests, along with roast beef sandwiches and truffles. Lots of fun for the family.
We have spent several years enjoying Christmas festivities in Northern California. This is a photo from a few years ago, a very feisty Snowman hails a miniature Santa.
Santa and his reindeer are about to take flight from a mossy green stretch of lawn in Balboa Park, San Diego, California.
The reflection of Spanish Village in a window at Balboa Park, San Diego, during the Christmas season
A video shot with my pocket camera from the front row of a Styx concert. Enjoy!