It is very busy these days. Besides everyday life, which certainly does keep on with its everydailyness (ah, I’ve made a word I think) we have had visitors from Hungary who arrived from Hong Kong to do family genealogy and see my albums of old family photos, some from the 1800s, and more visitors from Atlanta – my sister in law Ronna who is moving back here within the next year, with my brother, from Atlanta.
But though these events gave us all a lot of happiness, the most joyful feeling came from things connected to Advent and Christmas. My grandsons saw Santa at a lunch at Spice Restaurant, a delicious place owned by friends of my daughter.
WordPress has a new quite challenging (for me) method for putting images into the post and I can’t find a way to put them to one side or the other. I wish they would give us a choice of whether or not to use the new method. I had no problem with the old one…………(Perhaps that is not quite true. I had perhaps fewer problems and more ideas of how to fix them.)
Last Saturday Alice and her family went to Galehouse Farms to cut down their tree which they took home and decorated. Last Sunday we had Advent carol singing at her house – it was going to be at mine, but Andy was getting ready to leave for the Johnson Space Center very early on Monday and thought it would be too much….We had a lovely time at Alice’s…….
The manger scene was a gift from me their first Christmas in this new house…….They’ve been there for more than ten years now, I think.
Alice always puts up the German Music box which was my mother’s. When she first got it, it wasn’t working, but she’s such a good engineer, very hands on, and fixed it so it plays again. This is an Erzgebirge music box, and Alice found another one at a garage sale for nearly no money. They’re very magic somehow…….Like all of this Christmas season.
Well, I thought I had gotten these pictures to be where I wanted them, which is obviously not the case. And I’ve no idea how to fix it now. My apologies to you all…..