Sunday, December 18, 2011

My Favorite Time of Year

I love Christmas time..I love the lights, music and decorations, but most of all the memories...  I do most of my shopping online, I do love the hustle bustle of the stores just a bit.. I have learnt to try to get the shopping out of the way, so I can enjoy the season.  The greatest part of course, is remembering the reason for celebrating.  I try to talk to the grandkids about the true meaning of Christmas..The birth of Jesus.  DSC_0015 (My mom made this many years ago and remains a treasure to me)

We were not back long, before I had our home on wheels decorated.. DSC_0011 DSC_0012 DSC_0013

 

The weather here in Texas this year has been really really nice. We did have about a four day cold spree a few weeks ago. In fact our hose froze up once, during the night. As soon as the sun was out it was fine.  Kevin went out the other day and drove around the neighborhood to take foliage pictures. Yes, there is foliage here in Texas but it’s a bit late getting here.

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Between Kevin & I we spent 7 days for dr and dentist appointments. Several days, there were double appointments. I am feeling back to normal finally, and all tests came back good. Kevin has had alot of knee pain lately but the xrays don’t show much, except lots of arthritis.  He has also done alot of wheezing lately and although his xray isn’t normal, there is nothing serious that requires any treatment. Lots of scarring, most likely from years of smoking.. Hopefully that is over..

We have babysat a few weekends. Last Sunday I took the boys to a schoolmate’s open house, for their lighting of their house..

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Friday was the last day of school for the boys. Brady had a program at his preschool.. He is the blonde curly head, second row up.. We love hearing the young children perform. DSC_0088 

I had a girls night out and lunch out another day with a friend. My son in law took Kevin golfing for his birthday…

This weekend I had a big surprise in the planning. I had hopes of flying to Boston to spend the weekend with our son and family. It was also a family get together Saturday night. I was all ready to go, but once at the airport the flight didn’t look good, due to another one cancelling. I was disappointed, but always have to be prepared for this ,when we fly for nothing..

All in all, it has been a great month. We only have a week left here in Texas, and then we will be heading to Georgia for the winter.

Our Grandkids…

Logan, Joey, Brady  (Tx)DSC_0004 

Christopher and Kailyn… (NH)DSC_0099

 

                                         MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

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