Jami at the piano 2015It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

All around the town.

Lights and decorations adorn the Courthouse and square.

Get all your gifts right here.

From north to south.

And east to west.

Mason Re-Sale Barn.

Mason Thrift Store.

Cherokee Rose Antiques & Books.

Schooley’s Saddlery.

Beaty’s Embroidery & Signs.

Mason Monograms.

Country Collectibles.

On the square, there’s Chica Chula Boutique.

The Thing Is Boutique.

Market Square.

Reigning Cats & Dogs.

Red Door Antiques.

Hinckley’s Country Store.

The Shooting Star.

Ranchland Western Wear.

Benjie’s Books & Gifts.

Mason Square Museum.

Furniture by Mason County Craftsmen .

And around the square we go.

Looking for the perfect gift.

Underwood Antique Mall.

The Mason Gallery.

Lilacs & Calico.

Southern Britches.

The Community Thrift Store.

The Petal Patch next door to Mason Building Supply.

Lots of possibilities in both places.

Or nearby, the Mason Historical Museum.

Or Mason Feed Store back over yonder.

And for the wine lover on your list, Sandstone Cellars Winery.

And Compass Rose Cellars.

Further on down the road, The Green House.

And Wild Flowers.

Christmas comes but once a year.

A traveling time.

An unraveling time.

Wrap and unwrap.

Give and receive.

Gleeful and joyous.

Poignant and prayerful.

Religious and reflective.

Silent night.

Or rock around the Christmas tree.

Fall on your knees.

‘Tis the season.

With tidings of comfort and joy.

That’s Mason.

Renee Walker is a poet, writer, and real estate broker on the Square with her canine assistant, Buster.


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