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Hardly Anything Cuter

Friday, December 19, 2014

We attended a pre-school Christmas program last night, and those 2, 3, 4, and 5 year olds were criminally adorable.... The audience had been warned that some of the "performers" might get stage fright and run to sit with parents in the pews, but that was OK, so we were all cool with that, though it didn't actually happen that way...

The youngster portraying the star of Bethlehem totally balked, but he managed to sling the gold lame' star shape around effectively....there were a few halos that got knocked askew from the angels' heads, and one child managed to spend part of the time visible only as a pair of legs clad in white tights and black Mary Janes (she was apparently lying on her back with her feet straight up in the air)

One wise man prematurely proclaimed with all the gusto of a five year old, "I BROUGHT GOOOLD!", but when the narrator continued and caught up the story, he realized that he had jumped the gun the first time, and, then, at the ACTUAL right time, loudly reiterated, "I BROUGHT GOOOOLD!", this time slightly spoiling the effect by some animated waving to his family on the third row....I loved it!

But my favorite was the angel shouting to the shepherds who were sitting with their sheep...
"Don't be AFWAID! Don't be AFWAID!"

Like I said, adorable! The best 20 minute program I've ever seen! And the real reason for the season! What's not to love!!??!?!?

  
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JAMER123 12/19/2014 11:45PM

    ADORABLE!! I recall the programs our 3 GDs were in and loved them too. They are now 7,8,9 and we miss this part of their lives being so far away in the winter.
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REXTINE1 12/19/2014 7:17PM

    It sounds like a wonderful show.

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IMPROVINGME 12/19/2014 4:28PM

    How cute that sounds!
Glad you were able to attend.
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WIFE49 12/19/2014 3:56PM

    Aren't children wonderful at programs?

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LIVINGLOVINLIFE 12/19/2014 3:51PM

    They are so adorable at that age. They are a delight to see and here. Glad you had a good time.

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JIMA64 12/19/2014 2:58PM

    To this day I can remember being a 4 yo candy cane in the nutcracker.

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Dither Mode

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Holiday Season.

So much to do.

Mother is coming.

It's time to stop dithering!

  
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JAMER123 12/18/2014 9:09PM

    Enjoy while working and preparing. I haven't caught up yet and only a few days to do many, many things!

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REXTINE1 12/18/2014 5:57PM

    We put up all the Christmas lights today. It went a lot faster than I expected. The time goes quickly and you get the most done when you don't think about it - just go ahead and do stuff. And the world doesn't end if you don't get it all done anyhow.
Good luck.

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IMPROVINGME 12/18/2014 1:49PM

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But take some deep breaths and relax a few minutes every hour or so.

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JEANADOLL77 12/18/2014 11:22AM

    emoticon So so much to do still!

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Still Wondering

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Saw a real live SWAT team, or as close to it as I've ever been, in action today, but I don't know what was going on.... maybe will find out on the news tonight...

Flashing lighted police cars blockaded I-35 as headed south through our town today, and they had pulled over a tractor-trailer rig (just the cab, there was no trailer attached), and uniformed personnel had one perp kneeling on the road while other officers sneaked around furtively while carrying machine guns at the ready...there was a mixture of law enforcement entities, and a mixture of weapons as well.

I was in a vehicle on the feeder road and wondered if I was going to become a surprise statistic of the day. We don't have that kind of excitement very often where I live.

Very odd...

  
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REXTINE1 12/18/2014 10:45AM

    I have never been close to that sort of excitement - and don't mind it a bit. Glad you were OK.

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IMPROVINGME 12/17/2014 11:18PM

    Hmmm. I missed the first part of the 10:00 news tonight, and didn't hear anything else later.
Scary to be so near something like that!

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DOILIEQUEEN 12/17/2014 11:17PM

    That would be scary! I've seen a drug bust on the side of the I-40 one time.

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JAMBABY0 12/17/2014 11:09PM

    Awhile back my kids witnessed swat running by our house with there uniforms, shields, weapons and ammo. It was late at night and they were running down our street in a crouched position. 3 days later on the news it was reported that the house at the end of our street there were 6 meth labs!

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JAMER123 12/17/2014 11:09PM

    I saw a 10 sec. comment on a shooting near Waco of a news meteorologist. They shut down I-35 for an interval in the Waco area.
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Luncheon, then Other Activities

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

My beloved buddies from our Craft Play Day group decided to go out to lunch today, rather than actually doing some crafts...I am so grateful to have friends who accept me the way I am... it was a good time, and even though we DID have a hot spinach-artichoke appetizer, I ate less than half my delicious pork tenderloin with peach sauce, and brought the rest home for another meal...

Especially at holiday times, I consider "If you HALVE it, you can HAVE it!" as a maxim that I can live with.

Hanging in there....

  
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IMPROVINGME 12/17/2014 11:17PM

    I enjoyed our time together, too!
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REXTINE1 12/17/2014 1:46PM

    I'll try that during the next two (hard) weeks.

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JAMER123 12/17/2014 12:40AM

    Great way to think about holiday eating!! Thanks for sharing!
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HOTDEENOW 12/17/2014 12:11AM

    I like that! :)

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Yikes! Mom is Coming!

Monday, December 15, 2014

I have one week to get ready for my mother and her best friend coming to spend the night for two nights!

If I become scarce around SP, it's for a good reason!

  
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REXTINE1 12/16/2014 2:46PM

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JAMER123 12/15/2014 11:07PM

    Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!! And have a wonderful Christmas time together!!
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1HOTFUDGEMAMA 12/15/2014 9:22PM

  Good luck getting ready! Have fun during the visit!

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