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December 24, 2017
We are all decorated and enjoying a quiet Christmas Eve. We have video chatted with our kids and grandkids and we are, of course, missing them. We are living our retirement dream but Christmas is always a little bitter sweet. But we will video chat again in the morning and we will have dinner here at the park and it will be fun meeting new people and enjoying a meal together.
In a couple of hours we will head into Sierra Vista to attend Midnight Mass. I must say tonight is the only time I miss snow. It always made it extra special to being walking into church when there are big fluffy snowflakes coming down. I can live with the memories and I do not need the real thing...:)
As I mentioned above we are decorated inside and out.
|The wreath that looked big on the Crusader's ladder now looks a little small|
on the Stinger "B". We bought the Santa hats and Tom added the bows.
|Inside our stockings are hung and waiting for Santa.|
One thing I miss about the Crusader is I finally had a fireplace to hang them by.
|We even have a few decorations on the shelf in the bedroom.|
|Our Nativity Scene is on the mirror,].|
|I think if I only put out the angel I would feel decorated.|
My favorite Santa kneeling by the baby Jesus.
|The two crocheted ones my mom made.|
We have two of the stockings and I am thinking those may belong to
|Our night light seems appropriate.|
Snowmen by a campfire, though it might
get a little "drippy" for them.
|Another Nativity. I have quite a few as I collected them.|
|Two of my favorite thoughts.|
|Carmel Runchata Martinis not a bad|
Christmas Eve "Happy Hour".
|The minute I saw this kitchen towel I knew I needed|
to hang it on our stove handle.
Merry Christmas Eve!