Thursday, December 25, 2014


Had a wonderful day. Slept well the night before, too as sis and I had everything done just before 11 and I was able to relax with a glass of wine while watching The Ref with Hal and family. I never have relaxing Christmas Eves!

Here are some photos of the past 2 days.

The home on Christmas eve and then Christmas morning. Notice the difference? Less than an inch, but Bing would be pleased.

Ziggy under the tree
A few gifts from my oldest sister. Is that a Vera Bradley backpack?!
Luna, Ziggy and Lyra being serious on their Christmas morning walk
 A little yule log enjoyment, thank you Hallmark.
Really has been a wonderful holiday. Merry Christmas to all.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The 2014 Christmas Tree!

not quite finished
Little sis and boy friend and Lyra arrived last Friday night. Saturday sis and I went out to the woods to the balsam Hal and I selected and cut it down. It would have been shading the apple tree behind it by the end of summer so it had to go. Turned out to be about 14 feet tall and I had to cut it down a bit which I did about a foot at a time. It's now about 8.5 feet tall. We decorated it the next day and finished Monday morning.

Here are a few more photos.

just needs a heavenly light shining on it
That's me sawing the trunk
Still sawing the trunk
spending the night in a bucket
adding the garland
Finished tree
in the dark