We spent part of the morning walking around downtown Port St. Joe. I was happy to see that it was thriving. When I was a child we spent every summer at the beach house, and sometimes went into St. Joe. Father and I spent our honeymoon at Indian Pass and drove to St. Joe once … Continue reading Port St. Joe
Mittens didn't take kindly to the take-off. Especially when we hit a few bumps of turbulence as we were still in a fairly steep climb. Fortunately my seat mate found her reaction (and crying) amusing. She settled down as soon as I took her out of her car seat, falling asleep shortly thereafter. She slept … Continue reading Day one: Flight
Today I will be writing thank you notes and exhorting the children to do the same. The girls don't have to be reminded, but the boys do. I bought two stacks of notes yesterday, making sure one variety was in no way feminine. My other big job today is to pack for Mittens and myself. … Continue reading The third day of Christmas
Floppy made a pound cake for us for Christmas. We unwrapped it this evening and it's wonderful. There are a dozen eggs in here...
Thy nativity, O Christ our God, has shown to the world the light of wisdom; for by it, those who worshipped the stars were taught by a star to adore Thee the Sun of Righteousness, and to know Thee, the Orient from on high. O Lord, glory to Thee! Merry Christmas!!
Today the Virgin gives birth to the Transcendent One, And the earth offers a cave to the Unapproachable One! Angels with shepherds glorify Him! The wise men journey with a star! Since for our sake the Eternal God was born as a Little Child! *[My phone photos were pretty bad partially due to taking photos … Continue reading Christmas Vigil
The annual photos in new Christmas pajamas.