So Sleepy…

December 16, 2010

I have been working into the wee hours trying to get Christmas presents done.  I’m really kicking myself because I knew during the summer that I wanted to make these presents but of course I waited until the last minute.  When am I going to learn? Hopefully before I’m 70.  Bill’s been pitching in and has been a huge help.  And he had a helper.  She scares me because she likes to be underfoot (literally) when someone’s at the sewing machine, and look at how her tail is wrapped around the wheel of the chair.

Bill and his helper making presents

I was knocked out for a couple of days with a cold.  Yup, another cold.  I must need to get out more and expose myself to germs so that I can build up an immunity.  I catch a lot more colds now than I did when I was working.  It’s weird.  But while I was sick, Bill decorated the gingerbread men.  Suffice it to say, he enjoyed himself.

Bill's gingerbread men

I finished a big gift today so I’m feeling very good.  I only have three more to finish but they are manageable.  And then I’ve got to get to my Christmas cards and my tree.  My tree is up and has lights so the house is feeling festive.  We weren’t sure how interested Gracie would be in the tree so we’ve had it up for about two weeks.  She’s not been very interested in it, but we’ll see how it goes with dangly things hanging from it.

Last week, Bill and I went to one of his holiday parties.  It was fun.  They had a bunch of photobooths, and I think Bill and I went into each one.  I love photo booths.

Google Party Photobooth

I hope all of you are enjoying the holidays!  It is a most wonderful time of year!

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