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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

{2000 Congressional Ornament of The Capitol Building, Washington, DC}

From a dear friend, I did receive this special 2000 Congressional Ornament of the Capitol Building, Washington, DC. She went to the Presidential Inauguration of President George W. Bush in January of 2001. This Ornament is quite a treasure and we cherish this already for over a decade. Such Ornaments are available at the Gift shop of the United States Capitol, Historical Society on line.
Very well done and it hangs from a green satin ribbon.
Our red Poinsettia is reflected in the top right...
Very hard to capture such a shiny ornament on camera...
Below I have tried to scan it also.
Season's Greetings 2000
United States Congressional
Holiday Ornament

Nice thing is, that it is Made in USA!

7 comments:

  1. Dearest Mariette,

    2000 really did not seem to be that long ago, how the past years have flown so fast.
    I like your holiday ornament and as you say, nice that it was actually made in the USA.

    Many thanks for visiting me and hope you are enjoying your week.
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  2. Liebe Mariette,

    deine Texte sind immer erfreulich.

    Herzliche Grüße

    Elisabeth

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  3. Liebe Mariette,
    Du gestaltest Dein Blog sehr vielseitig und es gibt immer wieder so viel Schönes und Interessantes zu lesen, danke sage ich Dir dafür

    auch möchte ich mich sehr herzlich für Deine immer so netten Kommentare im Drosselgarten bedanken
    und freue mich sehr darüber ;-))))))

    mit einem kleinen Gedicht von Rainer Maria Rilke
    wünsche ich Dir und Deinen Lieben
    frohe und besinnliche Weihnachten
    und für das Neue Jahr 2012 vor allen Dingen ganz viel Gesundheit, Glück und Zufriedenheit
    mit lieben Grüßen
    Traudi

    *Es gibt so wunderweiße Nächte,
    drin alle Dinge Silber sind.
    Da schimmert mancher Stern so lind,
    als ob er fromme Hirten brächte
    zu einem neuen Jesukind.

    Weit wie mit dichtem Demantstaube
    bestreut, erscheinen Flur und Flut,
    und in die Herzen, traumgemut,
    steigt ein kapellenloser Glaube,
    der leise seine Wunder tut.*

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  4. ti auguro un dolcissimo Natale e ti abbraccio forte forte Lory

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  5. Non funziona il traduttore...è colpa del mio computer! Ti abbraccio con affetto e tanti auguri per un Sereno Natale, Anna

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  6. What a lovely ornament! and that it was gifted by a friend is most special. I'm certain each time you look at memories of the fun times together come flooding back. You did a wonderful job capturing the ornament, I'm still working on trying to take photos of the bottom of teacups and saucers ;)...

    Wishing you a very blessed day , xo HHL

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  7. Liebe Mariette ,ich wünsche dir und deiner Familie ein schönes und frohes Weihnachtsfest .Nur bei 20°kann ich es mir gar nicht vorstellen .Liebe Grüße Ina

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Mariette...

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