For a full list of the twenty-five words in this project, click HERE!
four-plus months in an air cast; 5 months on crutches &
3 months of physical therapy = WHEW!!!
greatest lesson = BE PRESENT!
WATCH OUT FOR METAL GRATES IN THE SIDEWALK!
|"I LOVE YOU"|
two of my favorite people!
JPE (husband. father. grandpa)
& LYDIA (8th Birthday) @ Big Bear Lake
Lydia discovered a harmonica in the toy closet &
spent three days perfecting her skills!
she entertained JPE during their kayak trip across
Big Bear Lake...
escaped the busy-ness of the holidays...
LOLA ventured into the melting snow!
NO NEW SNOW!
|CELEBRATING MOM'S 80th "BIRTHDAY"|
(May 3, 2011)
she's beautiful inside & outside!
(rare picture of ME! ha! ha!)
first strawberries from JPE's garden!
attended a wedding in Nevada City, CA ~ adorable small town
(6.27.11 - 7.2.11)
Big Bear Lake w/Mom, JPE, Lydia, TB & Peanut
jigsaw puzzles, walks, coffee on the deck, reading,
napping & crossword puzzles
LOVE weekly visits to Avila Barn
|"LET'S DO IT AGAIN"|
a birthday party included a portable waterslide!
the "BIG GUYS" enjoyed it as much as the kids...
the kids made decorations for 4th of July
the birthday boy makes me SMILE!
|"I MISS YOU!"|
why do you have to live clear across the country from us?
spring flowers outside the Smithsonian Museums (Washington DC)
|"DON'T EVER CHANGE"|
the "girls" (SLE & ACE)
flew to So California to celebrate Mom's 80th!
Lydia's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" t-shirt is a teaser!
guess which holiday is my favorite?
|"A DAY IN (MY) LOLA'S LIFE"|
Big Bear Lake was partially frozen
(see the EGRET standing on the ice?)
BUT, the chilly water didn't keep LOLA from exploring
NOR tip-toeing in the water to get a stick!
|"MY FAVORITE MEMORY"|
yesterday, JPE, Mom & I visited
the 25th Annual International Nativities Exhibition
at The Folk Tree in Pasadena
Don't you love the different nativities?
among my favorite memories?
spending time with JPE & my mom!
actually, ANY FAMILY-TIME makes me H-A-P-P-Y!
|"JUST BECAUSE... SO THERE!"|
this beaded skull was also on display at
The Folk Tree!
couldn't miss sharing it!
did you know the COLOR for 2012 is TANGERINE TANGO?
|"HOPES & DREAMS FOR 2012"|
physically healthy bodies
to make a trip to MACHU PICCHU
to celebrate JPE's 60th birthday!
HaPpY NeW YeaR's!!!
I'll be checking out the other participants in
MEMORIES, DREAMS & REFLECTIONS 2011!!!
How will you spend the FIRST DAY of 2012???