Wednesday, December 24, 2008

'Twas the night before Christmas.......

And all through the house......we wrapped last minute presents and vacummed the house.

Another college acceptance letter came for the CP's hard to believe she's going away!

As early evening comes creeping's time for our holidays to finally begin.

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas full of family, friends, joy and love.


Monday, December 15, 2008

'Tis the Season....

Wow! December just BLEW into my world and it's been run, run, run ever since! Here it is December 15 and I just put my tree up yesterday BUT it's not decorated....that may not happen until Friday night. Seemed strange pulling out the tree yesterday when it was nearly 80 degrees.....not complaining mind you, it was nice having the doors and windows open. This morning we awoke to 31 degrees with the high only being 36 but they say by Friday it may reach 70....gotta love the Texas winters!

In the past month, we've taken the Cupcake Princess to two universities for a visit. One of the universities was UNT, my alma mater. Boy, was that a strange feeling!! Walking around campus, wondering what had happened to all of the frat houses, reminiscing about 10 cent beer could my one and only be old enough for that kind of fun?! She also got her first college acceptance letter a few days ago. What a joyous time it is for her!!

Tonight we head over to the high school for their annual Christmas choir concert. Such a talented group of kids! That's the Cupcake Princess on the front row (one of the benefits of being short :D !) sporting the shades.

Busy times can be happy times. May this holiday season be busy and happy for you, too. More soon.........


Friday, December 5, 2008

Feeling blue....

Although the sun was shining brightly today, in my heart, it felt like it was cloudy, cold, and rainy. A very dear friend of mine lost her husband the morning after Thanksgiving. She went in to wake him up for breakfast and he was no longer with us. He was buried yesterday. I think what rattles me so is that he was only 34 years old and had no health problems that anyone knew of. Scott leaves behind a beautiful wife, my dear friend Katy, and a sweet little boy, Max.

It's hard not to wonder why something like this could happen.....tests your faith a little. Hug your loved ones and let them know how special they are to you every day.


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