Monthly Archives: December 2007

The 12 Days of Knightly Christmas

12 Days of Knightly Christmas On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me . . . A message to kiss her nightly! On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me . . . 2 strong hands And a message to kiss her nightly (Fast forward to Day […]

One of the best decisions of my life

11 years ago today I said two words that changed my life.  Aside from asking Jesus into my heart upteen years ago, I made the wisest decision of my life.  The two simple words:  I DO!  I do love you. I do serve you joyfully (most of the time) I do enjoy falling asleep in […]

Some ways we celebrated Christmas this year

Here is a brief timeline of our Christmas celebrations: Thursday, December 20 My husband’s dear, dear Aunt and Uncle came in from Amarillo.  We were so glad to see them.  I cooked a nice supper for them and the rest of my husband’s family.  Our house is wee so it was a bit chaotic but […]

This is as good as it gets – for now

Here are all eight of my parents’ grandchildren.  My sister-in-law and I made a decision early on that we would not attempt a professional photo of all 8 this year.  The idea had disaster written all over it. We did a very informal and impromptu photo on Christmas day.  This is what we got.  As […]

A Blessed Day

Family is a gift and the time spent with them is a blessing. I pray you have had a special time with the ones you love.  Sorry I have been absent from bloggyland the past few days.  I have enjoyed being with the ones I love.  And wrapping.  And cooking.  And cleaning.  And lots and […]

According to a very sophisticated quiz, I should have a tree like this…

You Should Have a Gold Christmas Tree For you, the holidays represent a time of optimism and wealth. You definitely have a generous spirit, and you give a lot during the holiday season.You really go over the top for Christmas. Everyone on your list gets a great gift. Even if you don’t have a lot […]

And He Gave Him the Name Jesus

I have always been fascinated with names.  When I was a little girl, I found a book on my parents’ shelf entitled What Shall We Name the Baby?  I was addicted to that thing. I would spend hours looking up names for my future children.  I was always curious to find interesting meanings.  As I […]

Humpty Dumpty

Our five year old just expressed all of our feelings quite adequately.    As she was looking at the picture of the van she exclaimed, “Oh, Humpty Dumpty, can you ever come back together again?”  That is the million dollar question this week.  We are waiting on pins and needles to hear what the insurance adjuster says […]

In case you are curious. . .

this is what my car looks like at the moment.   Any questions?

We are most thankful

I am sitting here tonight pondering a few things.  My car.  Oh my sad car. Is it totaled? How long will I be without it? Oh!  How I hope the insurance company does not give us grief. What if they claim it to be totaled?  Surely they will not give us enough money to completely […]