First, the holidays. Joyful, wonderful. With Anna again living on the East Coast, not the West Coast, it was an especially sweet time. The four of us spent a peaceful lovely few days together, doing what we traditionally do.
Making cookies, baking rolls, building a gingerbread house. Such simple acts that have bound us together year after year.
|Every year we buy Paul and Anna a "toy" to play with. |
This year it was a 3D puzzle that made a useable vase!
|Anna added a new member to our pack this year, Miss Lila, |
and so of course a new stocking was added to our display.
|For Christmas, Paul gave Anna some fabulous Red Solo Cup re-usable|
stemware. Our two New England kids in their Christmas flannel shirts
drinking wine from their Red Solo Cup stemware.
Since the holidays, I have been spending a lot of time in my sewing room and with my knitting needles. I look forward to sharing those starts and finishes.
For now, it's Christmas memories that stand alone and come first. It is a great blessing every time the four of us are able to gather together.