velvet cake especially when made by friends and
enjoyed with them. Bonus points when it's frosted
in green and looks all Christmasy
down the highway with the windows of the Jolly Green
open and the wind blowing and a friend riding
shotgun and singing along to the radio
a friend's laughter
Christmas gifts for my friends and remembering as I
do the good times we've had together
snowpeople and snow angels with the kids
look of awe and longing just before I take someone
Home... and then the look of absolute joy and love
Yeah, at times I've hated it but only when its
misused. It's great when it can keep us in
touch with Raquel and Ivy and so many others.
hot apple cider (or butterbeer) with friends in
front of a fireplace with the snow falling gently
and everyone simply enjoying being together
look on Violeta's face when she discovers something
good for the first time
home after being on assignment and getting covered
in sloppy kisses by Lulu... and hugged very
enthusiastically and kissed non-sloppily by my
bipedal friends. 0;-)
- Being able to tell people that God
From Lady JenniAnn:
a lil kid finally get a concept they've worked so
hard on understanding!
soup and grilled cheese on a cold day
my head fits perfectly under Andrew's chin...
finally a reason to be grateful for being short
way a set of crazily mismatched ornaments somehow
makes sense and looks beautiful together on the
a Wonderful Life... and Andrew's George Bailey
with friends and looking around the room and seeing
that everyone looks content
the day off on Christmas Day
- Going to
Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve
down with a good book and a pot of tea - bonus points
if there’s shortbread to go with it.
coffee, and more coffee!
able to tell the truth and be understood
the Wells clan (Catherine, Vincent, Jacob, and Father)
paint... and the resulting works of art
freely in the sunshine
in the snow
peace... having it and helping others find it
able to make someone smile after they've been
through a lot
yourself with instant friends!
of course. Delightful pets!
friends, good food, fun times
Andrew... all in good fun!
way people's eyes go all wide and they just can't
stop smiling when they first see Home and Him
down with a hot cup of tea to an episode of TBAA
after a long work week!
up and walking into the living room to see my tree
moment when I've been working on a story and things
haven't seemed quite right but then something clicks
and it all just comes flowing out
and seeing the way various colors play off each
other. Ditto for colors on web pages.
over-analyzing things and having a heckuva good time
doing it thanks to equally discussion prone
mom’s sausage cheese balls
around town on Christmas eve looking at
mocha coffee creamer