Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happy New Year!





I really liked this idea
despite the fact it
was made for this year.
I think one could apply it
in 2014, don't you?


Monday, December 30, 2013

A Mother's Love


My son was sworn in today.
A very proud moment to witness.

And then the bittersweet moment
when I had to say good-bye
to him.
On their way to bootcamp now.

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Quiet Moments


My son will leave

for military training tomorrow
so today
we had time 

to spend a few hours
in each others company.
I'm very blessed.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Cosy Coupe Love



Wee man likes his gift
from Nana & Mr. Nana


While he was visiting me
I had found a used cosy coupe for
him to play in.
However, once he returned home
he didn't have a car, so
we bought a new one
and had it shipped to him and his Mum

My daughter had to build it for him
(with some help from friends)
wee man was surprised to find it
Christmas morning by the tree!

As it should be!

Friday, December 27, 2013

Boston Brussel Sprouts

While visiting friends
in Boston
I learned of this
yummy stuff...





and was introduced to this
interesting book.


And I discovered that I love
brussel sprouts now!
Who knew?


Thursday, December 26, 2013

Shopping on Newbury Street

Breakfast in Boston

Time for a visit to
the local yarn shop



Lots of folks out
doing more holiday shopping
on Newbury Street


I'm very pleased with my
yarn purchase!


Time to head back to the house now

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Boston for the Holiday

Hello Boston!





Ice skating during the holidays

Boston Commons






Boston is lovely!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Tunnel, Bridge, Coffee and Parks

Time to head into city
and then onto the other side...

Tunnel time

NYPD finest







Heading over to Brooklyn now


Having a coffee
in Park Slope
before starting out
for Boston.

Monday, December 23, 2013

Union Square Holiday Shopping

Holiday shopping
in Union Square

Union Square
craft booths


Union Square
New York City

Newly acquired art by
the artist kudu-Lah




To match this one
that was given me early in the week!



And after a lovely time in the city
of shopping and having a yummy dinner
we returned to our hotel
and settled in for the night…
until
it caught on fire!
Yes, truly it did
and we had to find new lodging
because our room was full of smoke
from the fire that began in
 the ground floor electrical room!



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