Friday, December 24, 2010

Thursday, December 23, 2010

December 23, 2010

Naughty or Nice?
Waiting for Santa
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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

December 21, 2010

Santa Clara River, St George Utah
To most of you this will just look like dirty water. Well you're right but the amazing thing is usually this spot in the Santa Clara River is just a small trickle. We've had rain showers for several days with a couple more forecast and the river is swelling it's banks. In 2005 this usually small stream swelled and took 11 homes into it's wake. We'll hope it subsides before anything like that happens this year!
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Sunday, December 19, 2010

December 19, 2010

Usually I just post a photo and that's it but with this one I have to add a little of me to it. This bird is from way back when. There were several that Momma unpacked each Christmas and added to the tree. They were old then so who knows what their age is today. But as I place them upon my tiny little tree my mind returns to the days of my youth, when life was simple, troubles few and love plenty. 

It's the mad dash now, to get the last presents, finish the baking, the delivery, the cards etc etc etc. Please, don't forget that the true joy of the Season isn't the number of gifts under the tree or the rows of cookies in the kitchen it's the love your share from your heart and soul to those around you the other 364 days of the year. Have a wonderful Holiday everyone, smile at your neighbor, say hello to a fellow shopper and be a little kinder to yourself. 

Life is very short don't miss the opportunities that are around us each day to make our lives just a little bit better.
Hugs Patti
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