Winter has come, at least to the Mid-West. Here in the Mid-Atlantic it is so mild. In fact it is so mild that the Swallowtail Butterfly that spun a late chrysalis emerged today. She is beautiful, but we do not know how it will survive - there are no flowers to get nectar from.
Instead of the lovely snow in these paintings, we have rain. We are running around in light coats or sweaters instead of wool coats.
Christmas is just days away and I must say that I am excited. It is a wonderful holiday - one in which we celebrate the coming of our Lord Jesus. We went to Sight and Sound yesterday to see The Miracle of Christmas. It was very good and an excellent way for the kids to be reminded again about why He came.
The next few days are pretty relaxed but then Tim's birthday, Christmas, and the next weekend Lindsay's 20th birthday and our 24th anniversary. I will try to blog as much as I can, but with so much going on (as well as school here) it may not happen.
I want to thank you all for reading here, for your friendships and encouragement to me! What a blessing you have been!