With covid restrictions still falling like blanket globally, Christmas holidays become bright lights in a string of long nights and winter days.
“Tree of Life” stained glass art windows at Christ Church Cathedral, downtown Vancouver BC 2020. By Musqueam artist, Susan Point from Alert Bay, BC. Imagery of trees supporting salmon, a symbol of northwest coast culture, and birds, portrayed against beauty of mountains, land and ocean. Photo by J.Chong
Tree lights. English Bay, Vancouver BC 2020. Photo by J.Chong
Lining up for fresh seafood for their Christmas meals. It isn’t just turkey! Granville Market, Vancouver BC. Dec. 24, 2020. Photo by J.Chong
May you find this Christmas, peace and memories to hold now and forever.
Holly bush. Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver BC Dec. 2020. Photo by J.Chong
Sunrise over Coastal Mountains, Vancouver Island from downtown Vancouver. Dec. 2020. Photo by J.Chong
Rain dew lit tree boughs,
Hang lightly fragile poised–
Star turn to daylight.
Dark is deep, night sky
–Winter glazes across the breeze,
Cold glowing sunrise.
Whale light sculpture art. English Bay, Vancouver BC 2020. Photo by J.Chong
Wind gently snow-drapes, swirlin’
Dances lightly up there.
Empress of Japan ship prow sculpture. A ship in late 1800’s – early 1900’s, part of fleet of passenger and freight ships run by Canadian Pacific Railway between Vancouver and Asia. Stanley Park overlooking Lion’s Gate Bridge towards North Vancouver. Photo by J.Chong 2020.
Dessert cookies for Christmas. 2020
Vancouver BC, 2020.