December in Rennes

Well December came. And here, December is still a time when trees take one nice colors, as can be seen from the trees in front of my office window. (Today, 16th of December, all is gone).
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On the 6th, it is Saint Niklas day for us, the kids were excited. A tree was bought, and we absolutely had to decorated. The kids did most, but the star required height.
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This year, Saint Nik came with more than gifts: Mamita and Papito paid a visit! So we had a great and exciting week-end. The weather conspired to keep it nice and sunny, if a bit cold. We took a nice walk in town, and one nice walk in the farmland, but Mamita was in control of the photo op!
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In fact that week and the next were nice, but with Mamita and Papito’s departure came the negative temps (at night only). At some point I thought these were leftover halloween decorations I hadn’t notice during the previous month, but, no…
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