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I decorated this table knowing I won’t be inviting anyone to join me for dinner this Christmas. Like so many of you, I’m staying at home. Despite the isolation from family, I’ve decorated a tree and hung stockings by the chimney. But it will be a very different holiday this year.

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For those of you who might have missed it, I recently moved across the country from Denver, Colorado, to Durham, North Carolina, to be closer to family during the Covid-19 pandemic.  In my first month here, I’ve noticed that North Carolina is very GREEN (trees, grass, bushes)—and very WHITE (the sky). 

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