Christmas Day 2013 Jekyll Island, GA

Christmas Day 2013
Jekyll Island, GA

Christmas Eve afternoon we arrived at Jekyll Island Harbor and were greeted by our friends, Jim and Betsy, who arrived a few days earlier.   About 20 cruisers gathered around a campfire last night and enjoyed TX oysters, steamed shrimp, and smoked ribs.  The wood smoke was a wonderful "bouquet" for me resurrecting many memories of camping trips when the children were little.  Today I've found myself burying my nose in last night's sweat shirt savoring the sweet bouquet and inhaling those precious times and reminiscing of decades ago.

Following are photos taken today on the Jekyll Island Historic Area.


The Moss Cottage

The Moss Cottage

The Mistletoe Cottage

The Mistletoe Cottage

The John D Rockefeller Home

In Rockefeller's Porte Cachere


Aren't these old oaks magnificent!!!

Jekyll Island Club Hotel
(The Millionaires Club)


The Crane Cottage

I love these ancient moss laden and weary branches 



Faith Chapel


On this Christmas night, we hope that your day has been centered around God's gift to us, the Christ child.

Bill and Laura Bender
Jekyll Island, GA
25 December 2013

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