I think that Christmas can absolutely not be Jolly without Holly.
2. Robert’s little homemade birch Christmas card-hanging thingy.
3. The ability to wake up each morning and see. SEE! I can look on the other side of the bed and see HR sleeping soundly. (Well, more truthfully, actually HEAR HR sleeping soundly. Whew.) I can look out my window and see the ancient Live Oak tree branches swaying in the wind. I can walk out of the bedroom into the hall, kitchen, living room, and see our modest collection of art, family heirlooms and comfortable rugs …
I can see! What an incredible blessing. But I so often take SEEING for granted.
4. My World Famous Hambone Soup, made from the hambone left over from our Christmas ham.
Oh, and with my jalapeño cornbread.
5. The Truth of this quote …
“The destination of life is this eternal moment.” Alan Watts
I truthfully hope you have a joyful last weekend of 2022.
1. Walking through our local mall the other day, HR and I came upon our grandson Daniel, fresh from a haircut nearby, aimlessly meandering around, waiting for his mom to pick him up. We confiscated him and took him out to lunch at Chick-fil-A.
Family Joy. Daniel is especially excited because he just got the part of Marius in a local production of Les Mis.
2. Our deliciously sweet tradition of getting a tin of peppermint bark from Williams Sonoma.
3. Having expectations, hopes, dreams, things we still want to accomplish during our short time here.
4. This nutcracker.
5. My early Friday morning view right now from the couch.
May you have an abundance of beautiful holiday views this weekend.