Happy Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night!

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My contractor promised we’d have a working kitchen
by the end of the day on the 23rd and he came through.
All the appliances are in but there are things still to be
done like re-cutting and aligning a couple of drawers,
adding the backsplash, giving the trim a second coat
of paint and tweaking the plumbing and electrical.

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Holly and Giselle can’t figure out what this strange and
wonderful thing called a dishwasher could be but it makes
some pretty interesting noises (and it’s the quietest
dishwasher I’ve ever come across).

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My older daughter, Laura, also came in on Friday from
Kentucky and the three of us went to see the GardenFest
of Lights: Living Color at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

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My favorite display was this bunch of balloon shapes that
continuously changed colors. If we hadn’t been so cold, I
could have sat and watched it for a long time.

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Grandson Drew came in late on Christmas Eve afternoon
and, after visiting some relatives that evening, we had a
lovely Christmas Day along with the three cats and one dog.
Holly curled up with Drew while Giselle suffered stoically
in her Christmas sweater. This was a fitting consequence
after her exploits with the hole in the wall and the
firemen, don’t you think?  😉

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Next up…a finished kitchen!

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2 thoughts on “Happy Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night!

  1. Beautiful pictures. Sounds and looks like you had a great Christmas. I don’t get here often right now. Major hiring going on where I work. I’ll be back more once we get all the new hires in.

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