Saturday, November 28, 2009
Candles for My Holiday Table
For a few weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day I try to get over my intense fear of candles, caused by too many trips to the Sag Harbor Fire House during Fire Safety Week at the Elementary School. It is worth it, to improve the appearance of my holiday table. On Wednesday afternoon I realized that at my last holiday dinner the candles had burned down to nothing, so I ran to Flashbacks (69 Main Street; 725-9683) to buy some new ones for Thanksgiving. They have a great selection of sizes and colors. The ones in the back are all unscented (so important when you want to smell the turkey and the stuffing). One of the store's owners wrapped each of them individually so they wouldn't get scratched on the short walk home, and packed them in this re-usable shopping bag with a much-needed message about the important things in life.