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Friday, December 23, 2011

Yule Gifts...

Happiness is a new book

Naturally, the new book is very absorbing. Believe me, I know from experience!

And Matryoshka dolls are very absorbing too!

The hug I got from Cricket, and the squeal of sheer joy? Priceless. (Oh, this shows most of the dolls... there is an even smaller one!)

It was a lovely Solstice... fire going in the fireplace, roasted pork tenderloin and a fantastic salad (salad made by Bug), and we finished up the evening with me reading aloud from The 24 Days Before Christmas before bed (L'Engle is one of my all-time favorite authors). Today we're off for a wonderful winter celebration at our favorite Park Day. Good friends, good food, good times. This weekend, we have family coming over tomorrow, and then Sunday is just for us! I won't be back on my blog between now and then, so I'm


  1. Merry Christmas to you, too, G!

  2. Lovely! I realized I've been reading your blog for a long time - your look so grown up! Merry Christmas to you too!

  3. There's a lot of squealing at our house this season, too. Have a lovely holiday weekend...Cheers!


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