This December has been cold and wintry thus "Christmasy" all along. On Sunday evenings we stay by the fire and play games or just sit and visit.
Elv and the boys set up shop in the mini barn this year to make gifts for the women of the house. They had several evenings into the project and nary a word did they breathe of what they were doing. And, of… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Gift This Year
I have umpteen projects cookin' right now, so I shouldn't be playing with my camera. But how else is a person supposed to show her mother?! This is for you, Mom.
Jenny posted her thoughts about this song questioning the theology of same. It really got me to thinking about some of the old songs/carols we sing so often. I realize that sometimes the poetry kind of takes precedence over accuracy. So I am posting the lyrics here to let us see for ourselves. … Continue reading Star of the East
A light snow is falling outside all day, recoating the six lovely inches that fell late Saturday night. We woke up Sunday morning to a changed scenery. THIS snow will stay. In our story hour book, we have gotten Ben Hur off the galley ship and adopted and enriched by one, Arrius.… Continue reading Progress In December
We have three short weeks between the two holidays in which to have good school, bake Christmas cookies, listen to Christmas music, and plan and prepare for our family Christmas events. I enjoy these days. Today is Monday after Thanksgiving and the boxes and bins of Christmas decorations have been dug up and are… Continue reading The Days Between