Saying Good-bye to Christmas here in NY

Every year at this time I struggle with post Christmas melancholy. All those weeks of excitement; watching the mail for Christmas cards, decorating the tree, making cookies and seeing the city come to life with twinkling lights are all behind me. I always love walking around the West Village and peeking in windows to see all the Christmas trees, wreaths, bows and lights to get myself into the Christmas spirit. This week as I began to see the sad, discarded Christmas trees on the curbs I thought I'd take a last stroll with my camera and capture some of my favorite sites before they are taken down till next year.

                                                                              Simple Christmas Tree in Greenwich St. Car Rental

                                                                              Simple Christmas Tree in Greenwich St. Car Rental

                                                                                Reindeer in scarves in Bigelow Pharmacy

                                                                                Reindeer in scarves in Bigelow Pharmacy

                                                                    Beautiful snow scene in Hudson St Pharmacy window

                                                                    Beautiful snow scene in Hudson St Pharmacy window

                                                                        Sweet chocolate Snowmen in Lilac Chocolate's window

                                                                        Sweet chocolate Snowmen in Lilac Chocolate's window

                                                       Even the White Horse Tavern looks festive with their branches and lights

                                                       Even the White Horse Tavern looks festive with their branches and lights