the returning of the light. winter solstice is one of my favourite things to celebrate. it signals that we've made it through the darkest days. it feels like an accomplishment of some sort. a small victory to help us get through the winter and a reminder
pomegranates provide a striking con- trast to the evergreen boughs and mini pine trees on the mantel at left. Tucked into the evergreens are sprigs of tiny red crystals that echo the col- or of the pomegranates.