Monthly Archives: December 2011

i declare today

…the last day I can officially post these photos of the Santa Claus Parade!

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of practical matters

Storage, storage, storage, storage. Purging, purging, purging. I think I’ve got a big job ahead of me in the new year.  I’m going to title it “The Great Pre-Move Clean Out.”  Making the cut list already.  Stay focused. Every big … Continue reading

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to grandpa’s house we go

There’s always something to roll in at grandpa’s.

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merry christmas to you and yours

So, nope, the sister-in-law present didn’t arrive.  Had to improvise, but such is life; for sure the gift she gets tomorrow will be interesting.  It’ll get here when it gets here…Christmas isn’t just one day, right? But in the meantime, … Continue reading

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it will be all good

Rempel Christmas Cookie Baking Day had unexpected results.  I discovered that I enjoy baking with my 14 year old.  She’s tidy, competent and quick, which are all very important attributes when you’re trying to create 14 miniature gingerbread houses, a … Continue reading

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the count down

If indeed it is December 21st today, that would mean that I need to catch up on five days.  And so it goes: Dec. 16:  Was a Friday.  That surprised me all day at work, because I kept forgetting that … Continue reading

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new star, new memories

So, yes, the dog ate the Christmas star.  I’ll admit that I almost cried.  These sort of things have been known to temporarily shatter my Christmas calm, because I really enjoy the memories that come out with the traditions every … Continue reading

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