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Tuesday, December 9th, 2008
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
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St. Marys resident Linda Burkholder adds a holiday bow to a nearly finished kissing ball made of evergreen tree branches. Burkholder and her husband sell the old-fashioned holiday decorations at their Ever Green & Ivy shop/tree farm on Lambert Road. A finished product topped with a bow and laden with lights is shown below. The decoration dates back to Victorian times. Centuries ago they served as mistletoes and came in all sizes.
Online story associated with this photograph
ST. MARYS - The fragrance of fresh-cut evergreens fills the small shop where Linda Burkholder works this brisk December afternoon. Her hands are steady as one by one she pushes the tips of the Scotch pine evergreen branches int . . .
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