Although this snow fell a few days before Christmas, there is still a bit left on the ground.  And we did have a few flurries earlier.  Thank goodness we’ve already had more moisture this winter than last year!  Since he was just born last spring, this is Canyon‘s first experience with snow.  He seemed pretty […]

If you are a long-time follower of my blog, you know that Ms. Myra brings me a box of Christopher Elbow each year on Christmas Eve.  I do all I can to hide them from the kids and make them last until Valentine’s Day when I sometimes receive a box from Better Half.  In case […]

From cuckoo clocks to Christmas ornaments, wood carvings are a popular aspect of the southern German culture.    Here are three different images of wood carvings in a shop in Frankfurt, Germany.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Photo #1 Wood Carvings.  Looking like extras on the set of Amadeus, these figures […]

Proof that my family loves me:  they all leave their lovely warm weather to travel to cold, snow infested Kansas City to spend Christmas at my house.  Adding to the fun is my sister’s mother-in-law who also joins us from the other side of the metro area.  While the grown-ups don’t exchange gifts, Ms. Myra […]

Pinochle is our house game, something we played a lot over the Holidays together.  I shot this pic several weeks ago and am just now getting around to posting it, but it brings back happy memories from a wonderful Christmas with my family. You Might Also Enjoy: Holiday Cards Are Done! Other Holiday Posts