Laurel made me a quilt!
(I am wrapped up in it as we speak)
This delicate yarn is a 3-ply,
representing a lot of work by Joanne
Trusty Calendar, created by Todd and Joanne
for Paul (with a little help from Photoshop and Shutterfly).
I hope Todd will make the photos available online
so you can see them all!
and banana sandwich recipe.
Soprano recorder, Moeck, boxwood;
OE got a toy electric guitar
Cherry bought these Rajasthani puppets
for me while she was in India last month
Here is how the puppets look in their natural environment
(photo taken in India by Cherry)
Helen sent me a carved stone pendant from Gemstone Beach and yarn from the Ashford shop that she got while on vacation in New Zealand
Books, in both printed and audio versions, included Beedle the Bard, the newest Mma Ramotswe book, an audible gift certificate.
In fact, there was a lot of snow.
Our Christmas celebration is still going on. Everyone made it here to eat on Christmas Eve, but between Paul's work schedule and the snow, people opened gifts on both Christmas Day and Boxing Day. We are on our way to Celia's in about an hour to take them their gifts to open tonight.
The kids had fun. The kids had so much fun that the grownups had headaches. That sounds like a pretty typical Christmas to me.
I started over on Paul's scarf, the former Mystery Project.
That sounds pretty typical to me, too.