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Christmas on Duck Key in 2003

 

Santa arrives on Duck Key with help from the Conch Key Fire Department.

 

Pictured below are some of the holiday displays visible on Duck Key this Christmas season. Many homes had colorfully lit balconies and palm treesfestooned with lights. One home had a Snowman, and several island residents decorated trees with huge ornaments. There were a few Santas in sleighs, a number of religious displays , and many reindeer.

 

On the subject of reindeer,

Bob Adams forwarded e-mail explaining that the Alaska Department of Fish and Game reports that ". . . both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year", and "male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of each winter, usually late November to mid-December."

"Female reindeer retain their antlers till they give birth in the spring. Therefore, according to every historical rendition depicting Santa's reindeer, every single one of them, from Rudolph to Blitzen, had to be a girl."

 

Bob and Rose Adams Christmas display

 

Bob and Grace Beacham's home

 

Home of George and Loa Prout

 

 

Dick and Carol Holland

 

Bobye and Adam Mink

 

 

 

Stephanie and Dorian Mullar

 

Ray and Alice Pryzbyl

 

Part of R.J. and June Helbling's decorations

 

 

These large tree lights were just a small part of the Christmas ornamentation at Scott and Diana Walker's home.

 

Sue and Dennis Kulig

 

 

 

 

 

 

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