Published December 31, 2009
Christmas , Life
It’s New Year’s Eve! We’ll be having a quiet one tonight but celebrating with a BBQ tomorrow.2009 has not been a bad year for us, but I’m looking forward to 2010 (do you say twenty-ten or two thousand and ten?) and what exciting things may be in store. There is still much to do on the house and garden but it’s not as overwhelming as it was at the start of this year since we’ve made good progress. Lillian is now officially two and a half and I am sure the next six months to 3 will go just as quickly as the last six have. So, Happy New Year and thanks for reading – all three of you!
I should also say that we had a lovely Christmas here in Newcastle with Dave’s family and Lillian had a ball. The fun continued last Tuesday for Christmas 2 with the Sydney relatives, and we’re looking forward to a visit from Dad and Pam tomorrow so the fun is not over yet!
Published December 20, 2009
things I like
Last week I came across this new website. On a whim I submitted our wedding and here it is! A site like this sure would have been handy when we were planning all those years ago. Looking back I’m still happy with how everything turned out. Obviously there are things we would do differently now but it was a great day. The website is the work of Steph Bond whose blog, Bondville, I recently discovered. Thanks Steph!
Published December 19, 2009
Before & After , house
Before – the blue window frame was rotten all the way through. There were holes in it and gaps around the window panes where the rain used to come in.
During – the builders removed the rotted window. That’s next door’s bathroom. We are very close but not as close as some of the places around here – at least there is room to walk between the two houses.
After – new window installed!
Now we just need to paint the back room which still has ‘Happy Birthday Lillian’ painted on the wall from June. We figure if it’s still there by her birthday next year we can just paint another candle on the cake.