Last year the Florida Christmas tree posted on this blog shone with lights.
No branches. Strings of lights at the Cedar Key marina
glowing in the dark like a beacon.
Now for a tree like none you’ve ever seen,
I’ve reprised an image I took years ago, during a visit with
Betty Mae Tiger Jumper in South Florida.
This tree stood tall in the Seminole Tribe of Florida
headquarters, with a palm tree nodding nearby.
The tree is typical. Maybe yours is tall & green.
Red bows are standard. So are basic balls.
But the dolls!
How many trees have you seen, where dolls are the decoration.
Dolls made with palm fibers. And dressed to represent
Seminole patchwork clothing. For the textile, fabric art
& history buff this tree is worth a detour.
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This is a little visit, here.
Or maybe it will inspire you to plan your trip.