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Snowed in

We had a surprise snowfall this week. A 10 mile wide band came through our area and dumped 2-6 inches of snow. We were right in the middle, so it was a lovely surprise. It came on so suddenly that friends visiting us Sunday afternoon ended up staying the night. I had been scheming as…

That week between Christmas and New Year

Tonka’s pretty sure that the cat bed was a present to him. Met up with a dear friend for brunch and posed in front of an antique fire truck we found nearby. Somebody’s getting an early introduction into the history of the Corvette. We’ve had some beautifully crisp and clear mornings.  Andy and I went…

Christmas week

It started off with the little kids Nativity play after church. My nephew is the confused little sheep. Speaking of sheep, they looked so cozy and content when I went down to the barn to let them out one morning. Happy boys play twister before dinner. We celebrated three birthdays two days before Christmas. Fate…

Rest

I’ve been quiet on this space thanks to a hydrops flareup last week. The past week has involved lots of pillows to help prop my head up at a comfortable angle and has meant that my computer time has been precious. Things are better than last week, but it’s been slow progress.

A sheepish day

Actually, today wasn’t sheepish at all. But it sounded like a fun title and I did take a picture of the sheep this morning. They just looked all cozy-like as I came down to let them out of their pen. In other words, we finally got the Christmas tree decorated. We have never been early…

Snowy dreams coming true

Walking down the street. This poor barn is slowly sinking into the hill side. One of my best friends lives 3 miles away from me down the hill. We’ve always dreamt and joked about being snowed in and walking to each other’s house, and last week it happened. Her little kiddos and husband were stranded…

A snowy Sunday

This morning I sat on the couch and watched the sunrise while I wrote and ate breakfast. This afternoon, was the children’s nativity at church. It was actually scheduled for Saturday evening, but got postponed due to the icy weather. I’ve had so many younger brothers participate (and myself at one point) in this tradition,…