Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Dear Readers, please forgive me for being away so long.  December is always such a busy month.  After taking my trip to California, I have been busy with the business of Christmas.  Cards, gifts, special meetings with dear friends, etc.  Mark took vacation this week which was a real treat.  We had a couple of dates and had so much fun.  So much fun that I neglected the duties of Christmas.  So a few things fell by the wayside.  Oh well.  I think we all will survive.  Below are some pictures of Mark and I enjoying the season.

 Me in Clear Creek Canyon with snow up to my knees.  We had fun trudging around and nearly falling down laughing.

 The beauty of snow in the mountains.  I love the peacefulness of snow.

 Here we are in downtown Golden enjoying the sunset and the beauty of the frozen world around us.

Here is Mark on the path next to Clear Creek.  The city decorated it up with tons of Christmas lights.  It was simply gorgeous! 

Thursday, December 8, 2011

There's no place like home...

Tomorrow I leave for a visit with family and friends in So. Cal.  I am excited and a little nervous all rolled into one.  My last visit was in March, about 9 months ago.  So far this time around on the departure end I am feeling that I am leaving home rather than going home.  I think owning our own home has contributed to that feeling, not to mention a wonderful church family.  The Lord is definitely working in my heart.  This week we attended the new members class at our church.  I can definitely say that I am excited to become a member at Hillside Community Church. 

Sunday, December 4, 2011


Above is a picture of Eric's Christmas Tree stands in use at the Christmas Tree Lot.  We stopped by the lot after church a week or so ago.  It was thrilling to see.  He finally finished his paperwork and his binder was approved just yesterday.  This afternoon he has his Scout Master conference.  Slowly, but surely all is coming together.  In telling one of my girlfriends at church I started to well up with tears of joy.  I am so proud of my son.