Monthly Archives: December 2011

In between holidays in NC

The day after Christmas we loaded up the truckster and drove on up to North Cackalacky (sp?).  We “did Christmas” with my family, played outside with our new toys and second cousins, met up with some old friends, and ate some more.  It was exhausting, as evidenced by Woody’s “I don’t need a nap” posture […]

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Finally! It’s here!

So the other day we had this little holiday we call Christmas.  Only it’s not little.  When you are 6 and 3, it’s everything.  I guess you could say we all had a fabulous time.   We got great gifts from Santa (apparently the kids weren’t behaving as badly as I thought!) and, most importantly, we had […]

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Filled with Wonder

“For Christmas my love gave me a stocking sewn of sack cloth, hung on a nail The simplest gift warm by the fire, best of a kindness least prevailed Will my love fill it with silver? Will my love fill it with gold? or will my love just fill it with wonder for the humble […]

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Kid’s eye view

I’ve been going through our summer vacation pictures (finally) and was struck tonight by the photos the kids took on my point and shoot camera.  I love their perspective (i.e. adults actually look huge as I remember them looking when I was small) and I love what they found worthy of shooting.  As silly as many […]

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