Blog week begins Tuesday on Cape Ann MA leading us to Christmas.

(scroll down for the link you want, thanks.)

'A cheerful life is what the Muses love, a soaring spirit
is their prime delight.'
~ William Wordsworth

Tuesday ~ Our World Tuesday 
From our world on Cape Ann MA to yours, Happy Christmas.

Sharing with Our World Tuesday

Wednesday ~ Mrs Nesbitt's ABC Wednesday
X ~ for Xtraordinary Christmas from Cape Ann MA:

Sharing with ABC Wednesday

Wednesday ~ Around the World Wednesday

The Lobster Trap Tree which you have seen on Cape Ann MA
the second photo is showing the inside of the tree.

Sharing with: Around the World Wednesday

Friday Sky Watch on Thursday
Two little friends on Cape Ann MA ~
wishing you Happy Holidays at:

Sky Watch Friday

Friday ~ Haiku My Heart
Happy Christmas to you all at

Rebecca's Haiku My Heart

Friday ~ Paint Party Friday
A angel w/c sketch in progress in my artist journal.
Some how the holidays are closing in and I am
not finishing much of my art.

Sharing with: Paint Party Friday

Saturday ~ Camera Critters, Saturday Critters and Shadow Shot
Enjoying some sunshine on Cape Ann MA which has been rare the last few days : Sharing with:

Saturday Critters, Camera Critters
and Shadow Shot Sunday 2

Sunday ~ Sunday Sketches
A Joyous Christmas to you from us at Cape Ann MA
 and to Sunday Sketches

The 'Best for Last' ~ Enjoy. ^_^
And a Very Happy New Year from us on Cape Ann MA

We are wishing you a very Merry Christmas ~ xxx

Your posted comments are a treasure. thanks, ^_^


  1. Hari OM
    I was ooohing and aaaahing all the way through this one Carol!!! Sending lots of capital 'ell' Love to you and yours, and hugs and wags to Zoe. May you have a peaceful and joyous time. Blessings, YAM xx

  2. All of your photos are lovely but I think the first is wonderful - Merry Christmas to you.

  3. oh what a truly joyous post Carol!!! As cold as it is, I would sit on one of those benches alongside the snowmen-even if for just a few moments:) Your art and haiku-lovely as always, and dear sweet Zoe <3. Love to you and yours for a beautiful Christmas and a happy New Year!

  4. A nice set of festive photos for the week. Have a very Merry Christmas!

  5. The sunset in your first shot is glorious and I loved your Haiku poem. Thank you. And wishing you a very happy Christmas.

  6. Lovely photos! Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season.

  7. I wish you and your adorable little Zoe a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

  8. Merry Christmas to you too. I am like your little Muse. When the sun comes out I go sit in it. Your NOEL picture is sweet. Try to stay warm.

  9. Your little row of angels would make the cutest bookmark! And I love the added touches in your photos to make them look like Christmas cards! I need to get creative too! Holiday hugs!

  10. Dearest Carol,
    thanks most sincerely for all the gladness and beauty you always share !

    Hope your week is off to a great start,
    I'm sending Blessings of Joy on Christmas,
    may it be filled with Hope and Peace as never before,
    with utmost gratitude

    Xx Daniela at - My little old world -

  11. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you as well!! Carol, each photo of "him" made me oooooo and ahhhhhh even more...gosh love is grand, isn't it?...:)JP

  12. Beautiful entries this week, especially the last one where your sweet puppy appears to be smiling! Wishing you the merriest of Christmases ever!

    abcw team

  13. Zoe looks very cute, comfy and smug in that last photo :)

    the row of angels is very pretty :)

    happy Holidays :)

  14. I love all of your photos! Merry Christmas!

  15. Merry Christmas to you and your Xtraordinary assistant!

  16. Super duper cute pictures

    Merry Christmas :-)

  17. A lovely post setting the mood for festivities:)
    Merry Christmas, Carol:)

  18. Lovely photo's and good choice for x

    Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones
    Have a nice ABC-Wednesday / _ Week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc=w=team)

  19. Love the last picture. What a sweetheart :-)
    I wish you wonderful holidays!

  20. Hello Carol and little Zoe! Many thanks for the lovely aspects from Cape Ann and so beautiful photography, as well! Hope this Holyday of Christmas to be with lots of sunshine, many joys, good cheer and good health! Season's Greetings to you! A very joyous Christmas and Happy New Year, too! (*-*) Alexa

  21. Your photos are so lovely. My favorite is the two little friends on the Cape. Looking out over the water with the two benches on hand. That one is beautiful. And, your Sunday Angels art is very pretty. Have a very Merry Christmas, Carol.

  22. Your post is full of joyous images this week.Merry Christmas x

  23. I enjoyed seeing inside the lobster trap tree and Zoe making the most of sunshine and coziness. Wishing you a very Happy Christmas

  24. Thank you, Carol, for all your lovely posts throughout the year, and for coming over to visit my blog and leaving such nicer comments. Have a very merry and blessed Christmas!

  25. COOL lobster trap tree. I've seen theses before, but never one you can walk into! How fun. Have a happy holiday weekend. :) Erika

  26. Beautiful pictures especially little Zoe ! Wish you a Merry Christmas !

  27. Such a fun post! Your dog is too cute! Wishing you a beautiful Christmas and 2017!

  28. Calling by from ABC Wednesday, it is a long time since I paid a visit here, had a good catch up.

  29. Your PPF angel works as an abstract! Merry Christmas!

  30. Thank you for lovely art and words.
    My best wishes for Christmas and the New Year ❤❤

  31. I love all of your photos and your lovely angel watercolour too!

  32. Being watched over by angels---how appropriate for this season of the year, but for any season, really. Christmas blessings to you and Artmusedog, Carol.

  33. Be sure Santa visits that little critter that lives with you. Your Sunday journal drawing is lovely.

  34. What amazing angels and such lovely photographs! Your pup is so cute too! Merry Christmas to you.

  35. What a festive wonderful post Carol...thank you for the lovely wishes and images!! Just gorgeous the photos and artwork. Wishing you and your little dog too a joyful Christmas filled with love!!

    Hugs Giggles

  36. thank you for this gathering of light, love and angels above. merry christmas sweet friend!

  37. I love your angels, Carol. Merry Christmas! :-)

  38. Beautiful and festive photos! Have a wonderful Christmas!!

  39. I love your angels. Merry Christmas to you and your puppy dog.

  40. Merry Christmas, to you and to your assistant.

  41. Your pictures are just sublime, a joy to behold!
    You left the best 'til last...
    Your little dawgie is so adorable, she always looks
    so happy,
    Every good wish to you and yours for a very happy and
    peaceful Christmas...
    Best wishes Di,
    ABCW team.

  42. always a treat to visit! wishing all the best for December.

  43. Health, love and happiness I wish to you,
    Merry Christmas and good tidings too.
    Have a wonderful Christmas!


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