Monday, December 20, 2021

Lights, Camera, Action

 We had a fairly quick turnaround to head out for the lightshow at the state fairgrounds. Stacia had made cookies this afternoon, coupled with hot drinks and we were ready to head out the door. 

The light show didn't disappoint. 

📷by Alex

📷by Alex

📷by Alex

📷by Alex

We finally figured out the origin of the local wind. 

It has been snowing all night. Who knew when we bought tickets 3 weeks ago. LOL They are predicting 4 - 8 inches of snow...It's safe to say we've hit that mark. Benny and I noted 3 inches of new snow when we shoveled this afternoon.  Papa has a weather station and snow marker out there. We've had 7 new inches on our deck since we shoveled it.  

We watched a cute, sappy Christmas movie "The Mistletoe Mix-up." It was cute. We ended the night with the latest episode of Hawkeye. 

Grandpa has an appointment tomorrow morning. I hope there isn't too much snow. I've gotten much more confident driving in the snow...but I don't want to be out before the plows after a big snow. I did that a month ago. 

Below is a photo of our tree taken from behind a set of len's passed out at the light show. 
📷by Stacia

CoRille's Boys Visit

 With no other grands to take out on a Baachan/Papa date, Michael and I used our respite hours for a quick lunch and a hunt for a couple of gifts which are proving elusive. Our household and family gift exchange won't be until BIG hurry, but I'd like to know I'm done.  It's always fun to play with the boys when we get home from our "dates." 

Danny has learned to stand and walk around items...he is fascinated with the freezer drawer...and his reflection. 

It had been snowing so I decided to quickly shovel our deck. Our deck is now home to our blow up nativity. We knew we'd be able to see it and hoped some of the grands would enjoy it.  

All those songs about White Christmas' fail to paint a proper picture of the festivities!  Out I went to shovel and dig out the nativity. Poor Mary. Benny was thrilled to help. He got the snow off the baby. 

He was quite surprised when a little lamb popped out of the snow. His reaction was sweet. 

I love how the girls are using the end rolls Michael picked up. 
📷by Arielle

📷by Arielle

Stacia started work on a Birthday cake for Jesus. Alas, Millie ate it before she got it into the freezer, or we got pictures.