It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Yesterday after lunch, I found myself with thirty more minutes before I was due back at work. It was beautiful outside, so I decided to take advantage of it by going for a nice stroll down Congress.


I love working two short blocks from the Capitol Building.


The Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting is this weekend, so they were getting the tree ready for the event.



I wasn’t able to attend the lighting last year, and unfortunately won’t be able to this year either. But here’s a photo from 2009 courtesy of the Statesman:


Personally, I think the tree could be a little bigger 😉

If you are in the Austin area, it definitely seems worth checking out. Here is the schedule for Saturday:

    • 6:00-6:50pm: Holiday Sing-Along
    • 6:50-7:00pm: Tree and Congress Avenue Lighting
    • 7:00-9:00pm: Holiday Stroll & Performances on Congress

The holiday season is upon us, and I LOVE it 🙂




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  1. yea, I love it when the tree goes up. I am hoping to meet you guys down there at some point.

  2. I love the dog by the tree! I may have to do that with my pup…

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