Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Day and The Snowy Day After!

Santa came to see us!
 
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Still sleepy girls
 
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Tearing in to see what treasures Santa left
 

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She wore this hat ALL day!
 
 
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The day after Christmas brought us another present….

In the form of snow!
 
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Probably more snow than we have seen in years!  And it is
 
noon and it is still snowing!
 
So we bundled up, living where it rarely snows and if it does
 
we only get a dusting, we don’t have much in the way of
 
snow clothes.  We just happened to have some from when
 
we were in China last year during their great blizzard.
 
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Now we are all snug inside.  Daddy is making snow cream,
 
which if you don’t live in the south you probably don’t know
 
what that is!  I grew up in Minnesota and never heard of it. 
 
Leave it to those crazy southerners!
 
Looking forward to saying good-bye to 2010 and praying
 
for a better 2011.
 
Wishing all of you a blessed and peaceful season!
 
BLESSINGS!
 
 
* Can I just say- I am hating blogger lately!  It is messing with
 
ALL my spacing and taking me forever to correct it!

Friday, December 24, 2010

Twas the night before Christmas…

And all through the house, well Mema’s house actually, ALL
 
the Things are stirring…..
 
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Even big brother Shane…
 
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UUHH, Daddy was busy watching Han*nah Mon*tana…
 
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Puppies were kissed…
 
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Whipping cream fights broke out…
 
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A starlet even made an appearance…
 
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Once we got home, the reindeer food was put out…
 
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And Santa’s snack is waiting for him…
 
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Wishing All of You a Very Blessed Christmas!
(We miss you Dad)

Monday, December 20, 2010

Sunday, December 12, 2010

We’ll see you later Dad

I knew it would be hard, but not this hard.  How do you say

good-bye?  How do you find the words to write about it?  I

have written and deleted so many times.  It is so hard to

write down your feelings, to do them justice.

We laid Dad to “rest” yesterday.  Of course in true fashion for

this family it was not the “norm”.  Or what others will

perceive as the “norm”.  But it is what Dad wanted and

it was the last request of his we could honor.

So Dad was cremated and laid to rest in the lake he and Mom

lived on.  No ceremony, no memorial, just family.  He loved

being on the lake.  He loved to fish, swim, boat and just sit in

his chair and look out the patio doors onto the lake.  I think or

I like to think that these were his happiest years.  He was

living on the lake, his children were near, his grandchildren

were near.  Oh how he loved his grandchildren!  They brought

him a happiness that is unsurpassed by any.

 

So, this is NOT good-bye.  Dad will always be with us.

We love you and we will see you later DAD!

 

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BLESSINGS!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Walking with Jesus

Leif, Dad, Papa

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3/18/1931- 12/05/2010

Dad went Home this morning.  We are trying to take comfort

knowing that he is no longer in pain and that he is walking

with Jesus.  I am certain that my Grandma, his Mom, was

there to meet him.  Oh how he missed her, I do too.  And I

miss him already.

We LOVE you Dad, Papa!

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