Sunday, December 26, 2010

our christmas

country road
a country road on our way home from seeing family, christmas eve day.

christmas eve
the magic of Santa, who came in the night to hang
magic ribbon for E.

the joy of new toys and stickers and books.

santa left surprises
unwrapped :)

breakfast leftovers
our dishwasher after breakfast.

some bowling
a little bowling with the family gift.

some napping
a little nap time.

making music
and making music with friends christmas night.

making music with friends

with jim
J her godfather helping with the trombone.

time with the greyhounds
A (E's godmother) and Iris, their newest greyhound.

a glass of red wine.

with sabrina
love between A and Sabrina...


christmas tree lights
all in the glow of christmas light.

this year was filled with magic.
hope yours was too.


  1. Lovely! So glad it was a happy one for you!

  2. Looks like you all had a very beautiful Christmas! Blessings for a wonderful 2011~

    (I see your photos and I *wish* I possessed even half of your photography skills! Oh, how I'd love to be able to take some great photos in Ethiopia!)

  3. Beautiful pictures! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year all of you:0)

  4. Just lovely as always. Looks like everyone had a good time!

  5. Looks like you had an amazing Christmas! The pictures are just beautiful.

  6. Oh, happy Christmas! Your photos are lovely, and I am so glad it was a musical time.

  7. magic ribbon+beautiful child+dishwashing dog+Christmas magic = perfection :)

  8. Beautiful!! Sounds & looks like it was the perfect Christmas! LOVE the magic ribbon!! Great idea!

    Wii got the wii too ;) just in time for our blizzard! Sure wish I was in your neck of the woods right about now! :)

  9. This year was truly magical!!
    Looks like you had a wonderful holiday too!! I just love your pictures!!!!

    Have a WONDERFUL New Year!!


  10. Lovely Christmas captures, but most importantly, it is good to see Ransom enjoying himself.