Friday, November 29, 2019

Feeling Festive!

I found these glasses at the dollar store and thought we could do a photo shoot wearing them...

What I didn't realize was that they were too big for Teagan...

They just wouldn't stay on her head!

Big brother to the rescue!

He's so kind and gentle with her!



He kept adjusting them...


Asking her to stay still!


Adjusting her glasses over and over...

Finally, success!


Ever see a reindeer with attitude?



What fun!

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Give Thanks!

From our house to yours...



Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Decade Challenge

It's all over the Internet...


The decade challenge.


It's simple, so they say,


Just post two photos of you, ten years apart.


So I did...


Me 2009


Me 2019




I know...

down about 120 pounds...


Wow!




Monday, November 25, 2019

Never Too Old

Last January, every household in our township got fancy, wheeled garbage and recycling cans





They were designed to work with their new trucks!


It was so cool! 


An arm came down and grabbed the can and dumped it into a hopper
on the front of the truck.


When that was full, it swings up and emptied into the truck.


Amazing.


Or at least it amazes me!


Every Thursday morning, 


I hear them out there and run to watch my trash being collected!










You would think that at 68, I was a little too old...


You would be wrong.


Love me some garbage collection!








Sunday, November 24, 2019

Brush Strokes!

Vicky and I have a tradition...

We go to the local paint studio to celebrate her birthday.

Last year we painted a snow scene with the ever popular 
red pickup truck...


The above photo was NOT painted by either one of us, the artist teaching the class did this.

Ours did not look like this.

After trying to paint the fence
(it was trickier than it seemed)


We declared the snow was so deep, it completely covered the fence.

When I get my Christmas things out of the attic, I'll show you.

This year we decided to go festive and simple.


We had a ball!  

The people around us were so much fun!

We drank  diet tonic water out of festive wine glasses...

And got paint all over ourselves.


We always end our evening by going out for a bowl of soup.

Birthday traditions...

What fun!

Friday, November 22, 2019

What Have I Been Doing?

A whole lot of nothing!

One day looks pretty much like the other...

A bunch of housework...

Some cooking...

A hair cut...

And lots of this...

Rocking  our babies...


Taking naps...


Watching Frozen....again...


Reading stories...


And witnessing the return of the pillow monsters!



And practicing tying our shoes...


And the realization that Velcro shoes are a pretty good idea!

~sigh~

It's a good life!

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Take it Literally



One day last week
Locklan, who is 4  1/2 said he was opening Locklan's Cafe...


He started working on his menu...


He asked me how to spell the food he was serving...


Later, he handed me this...




See  the first item?


C-H-2E-S-E!


He wrote just what I told him when he asked how to spell cheese!


He takes everything literally.


I love that kid!