Tag Archives: holiday

Feeling the Serenity of the Solstice

Galway Forest
Forest, Galway, Ireland

Feeling the Serenity of the Winter Solstice

In the Northern Hemisphere, the Winter Solstice is the darkest day of the year preceding the gradual return of sunlight.   These photographs represent to me the Winter Solstice based on their shadows and light found in serene, natural places around the world. To see more of my photographs please visit www.JacquelineLaRocca.com

2011-04-12_Ireland_Infrared_LaRocca_0086
County Kerry, Ireland
2011-04-12_Ireland_Infrared_LaRocca_0091
County Cork, Ireland
Lady Gregorys Ghost
Lady Gregory’s Estate, Galway, Ireland
Navan Fort. County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Navan Fort, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
Rocks_State_Park_BW-0078
Rocks Park, Maryland
black and white photograph of the sun on the Winter Solstice
Sun on the Winter Solstice, Maryland

Buy St. Patrick’s Day Greeting Cards with Photos from Ireland!

Authentic St. Patrick’s Day Greeting Cards with photos from Ireland! Order from www.hauntedtraveler.com

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Greeting Card, County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Greeting Card County Galway, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Greeting Card County Galway, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Greeting Card County Kerry, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Greeting Card County Kerry, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Greeting Card County Mayo, Ireland
St. Patrick's Day Blessings Greeting Card, County Mayo, Ireland
St. Patrick’s Day Blessings Greeting Card, County Mayo, Ireland

Reasons to visit St. Michaels, Maryland during the Christmas Season

St-Michaels-094
Historic St. Michaels

 Browse beautifully decorated holiday shop windows

Stores in Historic St. Michaels
Stores in Historic St. Michaels

Shop specialty shops

There are wonderful shops in St. Michaels. Some of my favorite stores to visit are:

Gina's Cafe
Gina’s Cafe

Eat and Drink

There are many great restaurants in historic St. Michaels. Some of my favorite places are:

  •       Ava’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar, – Gourmet pizza’s with pizzazz!  Go early or late to avoid a wait.

409 S. Talbot St.  http://avaspizzeria.com/

  • Eastern Shore Brewing – hand crafted beers plus a great eclectic atmosphere. Old Mill, 605 S. Talbot St.
Christmas Decorations in historic St Michaels, Maryland
Christmas Decorations in historic St Michaels, Maryland

Attend “Christmas in St. Michaels”  –  an annual celebration on December 13th, 14th, and 15th, 2013.

  •  Visit the holiday marketplace of handmade gifts and treats Friday, December 13th noon to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Square
  • View the Gingerbread house display at  he Women’s Club of St Michaels.
  •  Shop the Christmas Bizarre on Saturday 14th  9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christ Church Parish Hall
  • Attend the Talbot Street Christmas Parade, Saturday December 14th, 10:30 a.m.
  •  Have your children’s photo taken with Santa following the parade at the St. Michaels School ending at 2:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Tour of Homes, Saturday December 14th 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 15th 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $25 in advance, or $30 the day of the tour. 
  • Hear the Tidewater Singers “An A Capella Christmas 2013” Saturday 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church on Talbot Street. Tickets are $15. Visit www.tidewatersingers.org for more information.
  • For more information on Christmas in St Michaels events visit https://www.christmasinstmichaels.org/