Friday, December 24, 2010

Happy Christmas! ~ As they say in England


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God made the Grand Canyon, but he lives in Sedona  ~  local Arizona saying

I do have to say the we entirely agree about the above quote, even though we are not a religious pair. Although we love the amazing and majestic Grand Canyon, we acknowledge that Sedona is a small step above  - it is so so beautiful! 

Needless to say we are off for our Christmas holiday trip to this magical place and it does look as pictured above. We also think that Sedona is a place that every person on the planet should visit at least once in their lifetime!

We will be returning in a few days, for a few more posts before the New Year. In the meantime we want to extend our best wishes to all our readers, new and old, friends and family, for happy and healthy festivities whatever your religious inclinations or belief systems.

Wishing we could help you all celebrate with a wonderful toast of the beverage of your choice!

Happy Christmas Everyone! ~ John & Shellie

And just in case you’re bored and don’t have enough to read while we are away ~ here are a couple of interesting multicultural holiday links (I wish I would have had time to find more):


David Macaulay said...

lol - never realized saying Happy Christmas wasn't American too; have been saying it to lots of people.

Unknown said...

Funny David -
They probably get it since you do have an English accent? But don't they look at you a bit

I was so completely surprised at the language difference and spent my first visits to Yorkshire not understanding a bloomin word.

Now with books, I can see where publishers have to change the languages - yes translate...
Have you noticed?

Happy Christmas!

Blodeuedd said...

Merry Christmas :)
And yay my post

Unknown said...

Blodeuedd -
I love your post! Yes and Merry Christmas to you too!

JoV said...

Oops! I have been saying Merry Christmas in England all these while! I'll use the right greetings next year! :)

Unknown said...

Lol - JoV,
They forgive us Yanks so easily....

Just never ever call yourself a scrubber (a loose woman). I did in attempt to help clean up a kitchen...

They were in hysterics!

DCMetroreader said...

Merry Christmas/Happy Christmas Shellie!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Oh, I love Sedona...I've been there twice, now; each time felt equally magical.

What a lovely photo!

@parridhlantern said...

I wouldn't worry about it Shellie, I live in the southeast of England, & I have trouble understanding, them
A hearty Xmas cheer to you & yours

Alexia561 said...

I've been saying Happy Christmas and Merry New Year for years. Always thought I was being contrary, not English! Who knew? *L*

Unknown said...

Kim -
Thanks so much - I hope you had a great holiday too!

Laurel -
It was such a nice trip we had a blast, and its only a 2 hour drive. We should go every weekend. *sigh*

Yes its a great picture. I do need to credit the author (I am a bad blogger). Snagged from flickrCC.

Parrish -
So your stranded in merry old England... I am not sure why I find that sort of funny.

It has taken me quite a few years to understand the strong North Yorkshire accent... especially if they have been drinking.
Cheers Gary!

Alexia -
How fun... perhaps your mix up is due to some past life connection. *wink* But I do like being contrary (so does John - an English trait) and it also doesn't hurt if your dyslexic... like myself. So definitely a fun switch....


Thanks for the holiday wishes! It was so nice to come home and read them.

Anna said...

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and I wish you all the best in the new year!

Unknown said...

Thanks Anna to you and your family too. Looking forward to the new year and all that goes along with it!

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