QUIETLY CHRISTMAS

Christmas Eve was a lot of bustling and family and food and all that kind of stuff. Today, though, it’s quiet. Kaity and friend are off to his family and it’s just we four, including Owen’s friend Arthur. It seems a good time to show off a few pictures that have not previously made it into posts — and a few that have but I just like them.

It’s all slick and icy outside, so it’s a perfect day to do absolutely nothing — and that is exactly what we are doing. Breakfast was nice, with eggs, bacon and an English muffin. The tree is glittering and I decided to not put on music today. I’m enjoying the quiet and the lights. This is a good lighting day. Not only is it grey and a bit dim, but we won’t be using the lights much past this week. After the New Year, it’s time to pack up the little tree until next year.

Little gifts were exchanged. I think it’s possible Garry has just emerged from bed and may join me soon. I haven’t figured out exactly what to do with the two flank steaks in the refrigerator. I was thinking of slicing and dicing it all into steak tips with tinly sliced onions. We have a fridge full of apple pies, key lime pie, and some heavenly cannolis from a great Italian bakery.

Achievement of the year for Uxbridge is our Unitarian church which is now a our own little museum

I have no plans for today or for that matter, next week. I’m not planning on doing any additional planning, either.

Merry Christmas to all and may you have a peaceful week as we end 2021 and move into 2022.



Categories: Anecdote, Birds, Blackstone Valley, Gallery, Grackle, Photography, Squirrel, Uxbridge, Wildlife

Tags: , , , , , , ,

7 replies

  1. I hope you had a good day. We had a quiet one too, yesterday and today. Naomi commented that we seemed to spend most of it eating. As usual we had no room for Christmas Cake till today but it was worth waiting for.

    Like

    • I didn’t make the desserts this year, but Owen’s friend brought fresh cannolis from the Italian bakery and it was delicious! We also had a big leg of lamb and today, we get lamb curry. It think I like the curry better than the roast.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. I just got home from dinner — a quiet afternoon with friends — and good conversation. I love all your birds and squirrels, and the new museum, too! Merry Christmas!

    Like

  3. Merry Christmas Marilyn
    We are taking it easy today too
    Very quiet inside
    44 degrees outside 🥵 and we have a 3yr old grandson sick with gastro 🤮 so lots of rest and maybe a bit of blogging

    Like

Talk to me!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Tish Farrell

Writer on the Edge

THE SHINBONE STAR

NO LONGER ENCUMBERED BY ANY SENSE OF FAIR PLAY, EX-JOURNALISTS RETURN TO ACTIVE DUTY TO FIGHT THE TRUMPIAN MENACE!

Light Motifs II

Paula Light's Writing Site | The Classic Edition

Touring My Backyard

Rediscovering Singapore

Our Eyes Open

Come along on an adventure with us!

Travel with me

Travel snapshots from Toonsarah

Thoughts & Theories

My Personal Rants, Ravings, & Ruminations

France & Vincent

Writing Magic, Myth and Mystery

Barb Taub

Writing & Coffee. Especially coffee.

This, That, and The Other

Random musings on life, society, and politics.

Keep it alive

A look at life, achieving good physical and mental health and happiness

Covert Novelist

Light Hearted Mysteries

Salted Caramel

Blogging, Motivation, Lifestyle and much more.

Sarah's Attic Of Treasures

Making My Home A Haven is important to me. Sharing homemaking skills. Recipes and food. Bible Studies. This is a treasure chest of goodies. So take a seat. Have a glass of tea and enjoy. You will learn all about who I am.

Green Screen

The Environmental Movie Podcast

bushboys world

Photos of my world and other stuff I hope you will enjoy too. Photos taken with Canon PowershotSX70HS Photos can be purchased.

musingsofanoldfart

Independent views from someone who offers some historical context

My Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

National Day Calendar

Fun, unusual and forgotten designations on our calendar.

Cee's Photo Challenges

Teaching the art of composition for photography.

Trent's World (the Blog)

Random Ramblings and Reviews from Trent P. McDonald

Views from the Edge

To See More Clearly

serial monography: forgottenman's ruminations

wandering discourse, pedantic rant, self-indulgent drivel, languorous polemic, grammarian's bête noire, poesy encroachment approaching bombast, unintended subtext in otherwise intentional context, unorthodox unorthodoxy, self-inflected rodomontade, …

draliman on life

Because sometimes life just makes you stop and think

The English Professor at Large

Posts about old Hollywood, current concerns

Sparks From A Combustible Mind

EMBERS FROM SOMEONE DOGGEDLY TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF IT ALL...

Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss

Welcome to the Anglo Swiss World

ScienceSwitch

Your Source For The Coolest Science Stories

%d bloggers like this: