December

December

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

I’d already begun noticing it around the beginning of November, but is it ever really official before municipalities begin lighting the lights?

That’s what’s changed here this week… lit decorations adorning telephone poles & city squares… lemme show you…

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24 Days of Ornaments – 1

24 Days of Ornaments – 1

The past couple of years, I’ve shared with you our Cheesy Christmas advent calendar adventures where, in a nutshell, we had a new cheese to taste each day of the 24 days between December 1st and Christmas Eve.

Last year we were a teeny bit disappointed because, overall, there were a lot of repeat cheeses the second time around so this year we decided to do something different.

This year, instead, I’m going to take you on a little trip around our Christmas Tree…

Curious? … take a look…

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The Fight to Hold Ground

The Fight to Hold Ground

Today’s little feature pic is perhaps one of the most beautiful fall photos I’ve taken in some time.

Perhaps my memory is just too short, or there are just too many pictures on my phone (entirely possible), but I just love it. The line of tall, straight trees on the left, leading the eye down the waterway, where the sky’s reflection balances the shadows, and juxtaposed with the old oak tree that’s leaning so precariously over the water – itself reflected almost perfectly…

It could be all that or it could also be the company I was keeping as I took in the view.

Let’s chat about the past week…

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Youth Convention 2022

Youth Convention 2022

Anyone recognize that pretty girl in the feature photo for today’s post?

Granted… the picture’s taken from behind, but if you’ve spent time around us in church… you may just recognize her.

That’s right! … Liz. We have no idea who took the picture, but it showed up on the National Youth Commmittee’s Instagram account following the weekend’s youth convention, we loved it… & screenshotted it!

Hello beautiful!

Want to hear more about youth convention?
Let’s go….

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