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2011/354: Smokey, The… Snowman?

Isn’t he cute?
The snowman lifts up and you put a cone-shaped thingie* on the small piece of metal, and light it.


* I don’t know what this cone-shaped thingie is called. The German word is Räucherkerze. I guess it’s like incense??

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14 responses

  1. I suppose it’s incense. Doesn’t the snowman know that smoking is bad for your health? Though, I bet he smells good.

    20. December, 2011 at 06:07

    • Maybe he’s not smoking… you can just see his breath in the cold 😉
      He does smell good, although Greg doesn’t think so.

      20. December, 2011 at 16:18

    • gregbanks

      I don’t remember Santa and a pipe either. Are you sure you don’t mean Frosty? Him I remember with a pipe and I think it’s even in the song.

      20. December, 2011 at 18:37

  2. yeah, I’m thinking this type of decoration isn’t socially accepted anymore 😉 Do you remember when Santa had a pipe? Everytime we read Twas the Night before xmas, I’m expecting questions, lol

    Adorable though, what’s the scent?

    20. December, 2011 at 07:11

    • LOL I guess that means that Germany is more accepting than the US?
      Nope, I don’t remember Santa with a pipe….. probably was the American Santa 😉

      Btw., your card still hasn’t made it 😦

      20. December, 2011 at 16:20

  3. Oh, my! Don’t let him melt! 😉

    You capture the warmth of this time of year in a simple decoration. Perfect!

    20. December, 2011 at 15:44

  4. WAY cute! Great capture.

    20. December, 2011 at 18:51

  5. I’ve been waiting for another snowman and here he is… Smokey the Snowman! Love the photograph and the way the smoke show up beautifully. On my haunted hotel post… I stayed at the Emily Morgan in San Antonio a couple of years ago and didn’t find out until later that it is supposedly haunted… a former hospital. That explains one of my friends who said she couldn’t sleep because she heard a baby crying… the rest of us didn’t hear a baby crying in the night… YIKES!!!

    20. December, 2011 at 20:15

  6. He IS cute! And so is your smoking portrait 😉 Merry NO Smoking Christmas to you and your family!

    21. December, 2011 at 19:20

  7. I like Smokey the Snowman!

    22. December, 2011 at 01:32

  8. He’s very cute. 🙂

    22. December, 2011 at 14:00

  9. I love the way you captured this – the light is beautiful! And that snowman is pretty darn cute too. I’ll think of him in the way that you say above, with “cold breath” instead of smoke! 🙂

    24. December, 2011 at 07:29

  10. bet it smells good.

    25. December, 2011 at 07:25

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