Chestnuts for the New Year

Welcome 2014


spiky shells store treats
far up a bare chestnut tree
kept for the new year


I hope your new year has many saved treats, stored against the long winter.
I also hope you find just what you need, when you first realize you need it. Joyous New Year! 

Copyright 2013 Brenda Davis Harsham

35 thoughts on “Chestnuts for the New Year

  1. Happy new year indeed, Brenda 🙂

    You know, I’ve never had chestnuts. Can only image. Chestnuts over an open fire strikes me as romantic. Love the photos.


    • Glad you liked the photos and took the time to say so. I was quite surprised to still see chestnuts hanging from a tree this time of year. The other photo, the medley of chestnut leaf and nuts was from the fall.

      I like chestnuts, I used to find them as a kid. The shape is a bit like a worry stone, and it fits nicely into the palm. Somehow they seem carefree to me now, a symbol of happy walking.


    • 🙂 Raise a glass for me, I’ll probably be passed out cold by 9 pm. We cleaned the kids’ playroom today to start the New Year with a fresh clean room for them. OMG LOL Brenda


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