They are being put to good use. In addition, I had some extra Christmas quilts that I thought the kids would enjoy. Looks like that is indeed the case.
Mark and I were at the central coast of California over the weekend. We had read about something called the "king tide," where the high tide is really high. I did a little comparison photography. The picture on the left was taken in the morning and the one on the right was later in the afternoon.
We walked past a giant poinsettia plant.
We stretched out the celebration of my birthday a little longer and I had the most wonderful salmon dinner.
We played Farkle--why haven't we done this before? It was lots of fun.
Discovered the best iron at the hotel. So I ordered one for myself. Merry Christmas to me. :)
From our room we could see the tree of lights that is always at the end of the pier this time of the year.
We watched the heartbreaking events in Newtown, Connecticut. Having a 6-year-old first grade granddaughter, I couldn't even imagine the heartache. This is the picture that kept flashing through my head. Our youngest grandchild safe in the arms of his Dada. And the arms of all those parents who will never get to hold their child again. A reminder to savor every precious moment.
For this holiday season, this is what I'm focusing on the prints in our dining room.