Friday, January 13, 2012

Our First Snowfall of the Winter

Our First Snowfall of the Winter
Jack and I woke up to a winter wonderland of snow and ice.
By late Tuesday afternoon it had all melted e
xcept for some very shaded areas of our yard.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Roman Catholic Version Of 12 Days Of Christmas

A Partridge in a Pear Tree : Jesus Christ

Two Turtle Doves : The Old and New Testaments

Three French Hens : The Theological Virtues of Faith, Hope, and Charity

Four Calling Birds :The Four Gospels and The Four Evangelists

Five Golden Rings : The First Five Books of the Old Testament

Six Geese A Laying : The Six Days of Creation

Seven Swans A Swimming : The Seven Sacraments

Eight Maids A Milking : The Eight Beatitudes

Nine Ladies Dancing : The Nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit

Ten Lords A Leaping : The Ten Commandments

Eleven Pipers Piping : The Eleven Faithful Apostles of Jesus

Twelve Drummers Drumming : The Twelve Catholic Points of Doctrine in the Prayer, The Apostles Creed

Did You Have A Good New Year's Eve and New Year's Day?

Did You Have A Good New Year's Eve
And New Year's Day?
Jack and I watched the ball drop in New York City.
We also watched 6000 ping pong balls drop in Old Town Alexandria.
We saluted 2012 with sparkling grape juice and were in bed by 12:15!

Look At This

Look At This!
Got These Narcissus For Christmas.
When They Came They Were Under Ground In The Pot.
In Less Than A Week They Were18 Inches Tall And In Bloom!

Memories of Christmas Day at Joann and Jack's House

Jennifer Made Dave Smith A Stocking For Our Family Stocking Layout.
Dave Smith Came Out For Christmas At Our House.
Daddy Read The Directions For The Car Raceway.
Barney Loved Opening Presents!
Stockings Up at Our Fireplace.
Jennifer Made Her Sister This Beautiful Quilt.
Where Did Jennifer Get Her Creative Handiwork Talents?
It Was Not From Momma Joann!
I Got A Miami University of Ohio Sweatshirt!
Go Redhawks!

Memories of Christmas Eve at Jenn's House

Memories of Christmas Eve at Jenn's House
We Were Delighted That Jeanine's Fiance Dave Smith Could Join Us For Dinner.
Jenn Set A Beautiful Table.
Here Is Our Hostess.
Stockings Were Up At The Fireplace.
The Tree Was Glowing In The Window.
Little Jack Had His Own Special Tree.
Grandpa Jack With Little Jack's Christmas Toy.
Grandma and Grandpa Got Sleepy.
Little Jack Loved Opening Christmas Presents.