Now THAT’S Snow!

Winter storm Euclid hit western New York State yesterday. I went out early in the day to get my groceries, and by the time I got home at about 11AM the snow started. It never stopped. When I went to bed 12 hours later it was snowing just as hard.

So when I got up […]

Christmas+kids=great joy

As planned, I spent Christmas Eve and Christmas day with family. I had a wonderful time in all of our visits, activities, and meals. I loved the gifts I received and seeing other open the gifts I gave.

Here’s the last of the gifts I made this Christmas – an owl hat was requested by […]

Christmas Eve Eve

Today is Christmas Eve Eve. A wonderful preparatory day. I always feel good on this day. Any anxiety about the holidays is gone, all that’s left is happiness, looking forward to seeing my sister, son, daughter, son-in-law, and grandson over the next two days.

Yesterday the wind blew wildly and coldly all day long. It […]

Making presents – and progress

We had our first Christmas celebration yesterday. Included were my two kids, son-in-law, grandson, both sisters, brother-in-law, niece, nephew, my nephew’s new fiance. It was a wonderful afternoon. The only thing that could have made it better was several more hours. I most certainly did not have enough time to visit with my niece, nephew, […]

The Joys of the Season

I do love Christmas. The best part is, of course, getting together with family & friends. What’s not to love about that?! Followed closely by eating terrific food.

Christmas lights also make me happy. Here’s one of the windows in my house. I’ve just begun hanging the cards I receive in this window, […]