Thursday, December 24, 2009

it really does look like Christmas

Santa Claus must have put in a good word with Mother Nature as we woke to the most beautiful scene. It is more than a family of New England transplants here in Texas could ask for. Though we are ill equipped having given away our snow clothes and toys before moving didn't take long for the younger ones to be outside in layers of their warmest things. It also didn't take long for them to be right back inside near the woodstove.

Remember Red? He has two stalls on each side of the barn to protect him from the elements but instead chooses to be stubborn and tread through the pasture. He will go inside for little bits of time but overall I think he thinks he will miss out on something. He is a stubborn, silly horse!

I let myself get too overwhelmed with holiday activities this year and it is a very nice feeling today to be locked in our old drafty house with the kids eating the leftover baked goods and playing games. The only thing missing is my husband at work. Hopefully he will be home soon. He is stubborn and silly, too.

This is the summer view from the front porch I used in this post. And below is how it looks now.

Many of you most likely live in cold weather climates and are rolling your eyes at my snowy excitement. It looks as if much of this country is either having snow or expecting it soon. Happy Christmas Eve to you. It's magical!


Jeannine said...

Oh wow, what a beautiful Christmas you will have. And as far as Red is concerned, well my thought is that he is as excited as you are to see all that white stuff. Have a wonderful Merry Christmas.

Dawn Gahan said...

Merry Christmas to your family from the Gahan Girls.


~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

How wonderful to enjoy a white Christmas this year! I've been wondering if my kids in the Dallas area will get snow for Christmas, too. Enjoy this special time and 'make some memories'! Merry Christmas to you and your precious family! ♥♥♥

UJ said...

It's great we can share a white Christmas, and over so many miles.

Love ya and Merry Christmas...