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November 20, 2005 - Christmas on the Way

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Last week, "Our Man in Paris," Ric Erickson, sent photos of the Christmas displays in Paris, already lit up – "Galeries Lafayette re-runs its lights of yesteryear, but as usual Printemps has new set."  This weekend, starting on the 18th, the usual displays are being hoisted on Hollywood Boulevard.  More photos will follow.  We're just getting started out here in the west, at the end of the world.

Hollywood Boulevard, late November 2005

The Hollywood display is secular, of course.  But out at Pepperdine University in Malibu they have this permanent cross.  It doesn't change for Christmas, or Easter. It's kind of spooky.

Pepperdine University, Malibu - November 17, 2005

Pepperdine University, Malibu - November 17, 2005

The rest of the Pepperdine campus looks kind of like this.

Pepperdine University, Malibu - November 17, 2005

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These were shot with a Nikon D70 – lens AF-5 Nikor 18-70mm 1:35-4.5G ED or AF Nikor 70-300mm telephoto.

They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0



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