Lights in the Dark Winter Night

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Richmond Virginia Dominion Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardenfest Of Lights At Lewis GinterImage result for images luminarias Phoenix Botanical Garden

Phoenix Botanical Garden, Scottsdale, Arizona “Las Luminarias”  The Lights

Here are but two botanical gardens thousands of miles apart lighting up the dark winter nights of December. The two gardens are not only miles apart but geographically different.  Phoenix  is in the Sonoran Desert with a garden filled with cacti and exotic desert plants. The Lewis Ginter Garden is located in the Piedmont section of Virgina East of the Blue Ridge Mountains marked by low rolling hills and farms and native plants such as Dogwood and azaleas.

Half way around the world, in Incredible India, the majority faith system of Hindus celebrates the    winter festival of Diwali, a festival of lights.Image result for Diwali

Twinkling candles fill the sparkling cleaned homes and joyfully fill the night sky with bursting fireworks.

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival of lights celebrating  the  miracle  of…

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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

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