Sunday, December 30, 2007
Friday, December 28, 2007
It's a wonderful bakery in DeWitt, Michigan! Lots of terrific retro, which I thought some of you might appreciate...
Yesterday I met my pal Judy there for a belated holiday swap. It was the perfect site, as you can see from the retro-Santa and all the other nifty fifties things!
AND, the best pies I've had that weren't made by serious pie-making friends! HUGE cookies (I didn't indulge but I wanted to) and a great menu. (OK, yesterday I passed on the pie for a steaming hot chocolate, because I just knew if I started, I'd never stop!)
If you're around DeWitt (or Lansing!) check it out!
Thursday, December 27, 2007
Greg arrived around 10, and we immediately set him off on decorating the tree -- we had saved his ornaments and a few others, so he could join in, even though he missed the original trimming (and straightening) of the tree!
Saturday, December 22, 2007
Here's Dad, Cousin David and my uncle, Martin -- circa 1978 or 1979...
And there I am at the piano with Martin and cousins Patty, Mutty and David trying to play Christmas carols. Probably "Little Drummer Boy," because that was about all I could play...
Those were good times. I miss Dad and Martin (and Mom, too) because they aren't here, and David, Patty, and Mutty because they are so far away. Merry Christmas, you guys!
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Last night we got Rick's tree -- Kevin will be there tonight to decorate, but we're going to hold out Greg's ornaments so he can put them on when he gets home on Christmas Eve. It seems like we see less and less of them, now that they're older and they split times between families.
Friday, December 21, 2007
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Holiday time! One of my favorites!
My goal this year was to read 52 books. And I did! In fact, I read 57. Yay, me. But I can't say they were all long ones! I got deep...
Kensington Palace. I remember seeing it with my mom when we traveled here in 1973. I had recently graduated from college and while we didn...
It wasn't all party hats and dancing! Our New Year's Eve had two parties and we didn't wear hats or dance in the first one at al...