Some pictures taken by Vernon R.J. Schmid
One evening shortly before Christmas, 2006, a patient in the Edmonton General Hospice was gazing out the ninth floor north window and expressing (with some sadness) that he wished he could see the Christmas lights.

Below are the pictures I took and printed that evening.... (Click on the thumbnail to see a larger version.)

Thumbs/tn_010 Legislature Christmas Tree.jpg
010 Legislature Christmas Tree.jpg
Thumbs/tn_020 Walking in a Christmas Light Wonderland.jpg
020 Walking in a Christmas Light Wonderland.jpg
Thumbs/tn_030 Snowman Staying Warm.jpg
030 Snowman Staying Warm.jpg
Thumbs/tn_040 Snowman Gazing Up.jpg
040 Snowman Gazing Up.jpg
Thumbs/tn_050 Skating at Legislature.jpg
050 Skating at Legislature.jpg
Thumbs/tn_060 Ice Sleigh.jpg
060 Ice Sleigh.jpg
Thumbs/tn_070 Ice Legislature.jpg
070 Ice Legislature.jpg
Thumbs/tn_080 Canopy of Lights.jpg
080 Canopy of Lights.jpg
Thumbs/tn_090 Legislature Christmas Wiggles.jpg
090 Legislature Christmas Wiggles.jpg
Thumbs/tn_100 Christmas Lights of Green and Blue and Red.jpg
100 Christmas Lights of Green and Blue and Red.jpg
Thumbs/tn_110 Legislature Menorah.jpg
110 Legislature Menorah.jpg
Thumbs/tn_120 Bright Nights Version of Manger Scene.jpg
120 Bright Nights Version of Manger Scene.jpg
Thumbs/tn_130 City Hall Manger Scene.jpg
130 City Hall Manger Scene.jpg
Thumbs/tn_140 Humble Hay Home.jpg
140 Humble Hay Home.jpg
Thumbs/tn_150 Skating at City Hall.jpg
150 Skating at City Hall.jpg
Thumbs/tn_160 Library Lights.jpg
160 Library Lights.jpg
Thumbs/tn_170 Santa List at the Library.jpg
170 Santa List at the Library.jpg
Thumbs/tn_180 Churchill Square Tree.jpg
180 Churchill Square Tree.jpg
Thumbs/tn_190 Skating at Edmonton City Hall.jpg
190 Skating at Edmonton City Hall.jpg

All pictures Copyright Vernon R.J. Schmid. All rights reserved.