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2016 photo year in review

Oh 2016, what a year it has been! This is kind of a replacement for Christmas cards, since the cards I ordered still aren’t here. However, a few extremely lucky people will get a card, probably around Valentine’s Day. How festive! January 2016 started out with a miracle. As we were driving home from Idaho,… Continue reading 2016 photo year in review

Friday's Pieces

Friday’s pieces 12/23

As part of our week of holiday activities, we went to the town of Salerno this week. The whole town was decked out in Christmas lights, each neighborhood with a different theme. The park had storybook scenes from Pinocchio, Aladdin, Cinderella, Peter Pan, and Alice in Wonderland. We also watched some fun movies like Elf and… Continue reading Friday’s pieces 12/23

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Christmas favorites

It’s six days until Christmas! Do you like my nativity set? It has a Pulcinella, the traditional Neapolitan joker-like character. He’s bringing a pizza… he’s useful like that. Mary was probably hungry, ya know? Santa is also included. I saw a skit once about Santa worshiping the baby Jesus and it struck me as very… Continue reading Christmas favorites

Friday's Pieces

Friday’s pieces 12/16

On Wednesday, a bunch of us got together to sew blankets for the kids in a local orphanage for Christmas. It was such a neat experience to get to take part in that! I made five blankets, and this was my favorite. We had an office Christmas party on Saturday at somebody’s house downtown. On… Continue reading Friday’s pieces 12/16