Thursday, December 27, 2012

Nocturnal Knitting

Syd is staying with us over Christmas vacation.  He got an invite to go sledding with his cousins, but he hadn't brought along a hat or mittens, so last night at 10:00 I cast on for the first one, finished it, then got up at 5:30 to do the other one.  Headed to bed soon, yawn!

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

He Arrives!

 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 
 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.  
 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.
This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”
Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
“Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
Luke 2:8-14

Sunday, December 23, 2012


Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!
    Shout, Daughter Jerusalem!
See, your king comes to you,
    righteous and victorious,
lowly and riding on a donkey,
    on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
I will take away the chariots from Ephraim
    and the warhorses from Jerusalem,
    and the battle bow will be broken.
He will proclaim peace to the nations.
    His rule will extend from sea to sea
    and from the River to the ends of the earth.
Zechariah 9: 9, 10

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

I Might Make It!!

I have finished my Christmas sewing.  All the blankets are done and ready for a really big gift bag.

I love the effect, especially if a contrasting color is used.
Isaac is a Broncos fan, like most Montanans, although he has another reason-he lived in Denver for the first five years of his life, before he was adopted by Jim and Millie.
I have a fleece panel of the Coca Cola Santa that I've been trying to decide how to finish.  I think I've found my answer, but I'm giving it a break-this is really hard on my old arthritic fingers!

I have one other project, a stealth one, that I will blog about after Sunday.  As my mother-in-law said, "Little pitchers have big ears."

Sunday, December 16, 2012

One More for Today.....

"Bless all the dear children in Thy tender care.
And take us to Heaven to live with Thee there."

Three Candles

“[Mary’s Song] And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for the Mighty One has done great things for me— holy is his name.” Luke 1:46-47, 49 NIV

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Still Waiting.....

A voice of one calling:
“In the wilderness prepare
    the way for the Lord;
make straight in the desert
    a highway for our God.
Every valley shall be raised up,
    every mountain and hill made low;
the rough ground shall become level,
    the rugged places a plain.
 And the glory of the Lord will be revealed,
    and all people will see it together.
For the mouth of the Lord has spoken.”
Isaiah 40:3-5

Sunday, December 2, 2012


The people walking in darkness
    have seen a great light;
on those living in the land of deep darkness
    a light has dawned.  Isaiah 9:2