Sunday, December 26, 2004

Ice Storm

Adam's grandma lives in Hillsboro, Ohio, and this winter, the town was hit by an ice storm. Her house lost power, but luckily she has two very powerful wood furnaces. We drove to visit her, and to check out and take pictures of the Ice Storm.

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Saturday, December 25, 2004

Merry Christmas!

This has been a great Christmas! First of all, I GOT A NEW CAMERA! I already loooove it. It's a Canon Powershot Digital Elph, and it is amazing.

Uncle Mark and Uncle John came to spend Christmas in Athens this year. That was cool! We had a nice Christmas morning breakfast at Mom and Dad's, and then Mer and Pete had us over for Chicken Chipotle soup for dinner. YUM.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2004


For Christmas this year, I decided to try embroidery. I had never done it before, but had a feeling I would like it! I did a couple of quick practice projects, but pretty much just threw myself right in. For Mer and Pete, I embroidered renditions of their kitties, Buster, Ed and Lily! Then, for Mom I did an applique/embroidery field of horses. The kind that I've always drawn that she loves. I had a lot of fun making these projects, and am proud of the way they turned out! I underestimated the amount of time they would take to complete, though, so for the last couple of weeks before Christmas, I was up until all hours of the night, putting in 5-8 hour nights of embroidery. Eek! But it was worth it! Here are the finished projects:

Saturday, December 18, 2004

Holiday Gathering

Tonight, a bunch of us got together uptown to hang out and celebrate the holidays. It's nice when everyone's in town! We met at Casa, and hung out there for awhile, then went to Tony's to hang out and play darts.

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Friday, December 10, 2004

Talented Barfer

Today, Charlie barfed over the edge of our staircase to the basement. He managed to get it up onto the part of the window where the lock is, down on the bottom part of the frame, on the windowsill, and down between the stairs. Check out these images to see just how far he managed to spread his barf. I have enhanced the second image with arrows, so that you don't miss any barf.

Saturday, December 04, 2004

Mer's Birthday

To celebrate Mer's birthday, a bunch of us gathered at her house for food and games! Mer made her delicious feta, pesto and sundried tomato dome appetizer, as well as this amazing Chicken Chipotle soup. YUM! Then, we played a giant game of Pictionary, which was of course SUPER FUN!

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