Showing posts from November, 2008

Recent Celebrations

We had a progressive dinner for Thanksgiving this year. Appetizers at our house, dinner at the Nasset's, dessert at the Woodhead's, and games at the Howard's...a fun day.

Damon and I celebrated our 5th anniversary on November 22nd. We fixed a nice dinner and dessert for ourselves.

Notice my present - the crystal candlesticks!!

Adrianna's 'black and white' birthday party

Pizza party

And our Halloween celebration...

Our superintendent being himself with Damon being him

Winter is Here

Temperatures have already been as low as 30 below zero, the ocean is frozen, we have around 6 hours of sunlight, and we won't see the ground again until May.

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Late lies the wintry sun a-bed,
A frosty, fiery sleepy-head;
Blinks but an hour or two; and then,
A blood-red orange, sets again.

Before the stars have left the skies,
At morning in the dark I rise;
And shivering in my nakedness,
By the cold candle, bathe and dress.

Close by the jolly fire I sit
To warm my frozen bones a bit;
Or with a reindeer-sled, explore
The colder countries round the door.

When to go out, my nurse doth wrap
Me in my comforter and cap;
The cold wind burns my face, and blows
Its frosty pepper up my nose.

Black are my steps on silver sod;
Thick blows my frosty breath abroad;
And tree and house, and hill and lake,
Are frosted like a wedding-cake.