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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Yep, I'm still alive....

Things are getting back to normal now that the holidays are all over....I have to say I am somewhat glad for that.  Love the holidays but it is nice return to normal after all the company, hustle and bustle...I was breathing a sigh of relief Sunday evening. My nephew, Jake (12), came down for his school break (as he does every year) all of last week...the company has been non-stop it seems!
Our son, Drew is still home for his college break, and his bride-to-be will be arriving on Thursday for a 10 day visit.  We have been enjoying spending time with him.  We love to walk in the woods, sit in the hot tub, and play Scrabble - he's quite a guy.

New Years Eve was spent at our son, Scott's, home.  We fixed lots of tasty snacks and I made a punch bowl full of champagne punch.  We played games, rang in the New Year, then headed to bed.    New Years Day we took a hike in a nature preserve near Scott's home.  It was about 53 that day...a nice day to be outside.  I've posted a couple pictures below.






I have a couple of new patterns that I am working on, and hope to have them finished in the next couple of days.  I found myself quite anxious to get back into the sewing room!  I just love to create!  Sorry my post couldn't be more exciting, but I thought I should at least make an appearance this week - hehe.

Hope you are all having a great week.  

4 comments:

  1. Such pretty pictures of nature!
    Glad to hear you have been enjoying the time with your son! Sounds like some really nice memories to cherish!
    enjoy the day
    Teresa

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  2. Love the pictures!!! Sounds like you have been having a lovely time!

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  3. Happy New Year Wendy. I am sure it will be a good one for us all. best wishes Julie.C

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  4. Know how you feel about the Holiday's. Love having people around but after a while it is nice to settle back into the old routine. Your walk looks lovely what great scenary

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