Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Things Are Beginning to Slow Down! {Yay!}

I am so happy that a very busy October and November are behind us (well….almost….)
We have had a very busy horse show season, and Shelley has been working hard in school, at the barn, and attending confirmation classes.  She was confirmed yesterday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, and we are so proud of her.


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Finlay the Dirty Dog is enjoying another horse show.



I thought I'd write a complete the sentence post to update you on my life.  ;P

I have been painting:



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"Chippy Blue"
8" X 16"
Oil on canvas




I have been planning:

Thanksgiving dinner (I'm hosting).


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Breakfast room table in the process of being set for a pre-Thanksgiving (Wednesday evening) dinner



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Dining room table in process


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I have been reading:




First in the series



Fourth in the series



I have been watching:

No TV….But I did see:


It.  Was.  *excellent*



I have been listening to:

NPR.  Not much music lately….


I have been teaching:

Mostly geometry and Fran├žais lately.


Where we went for Fall Break:

Seaside, Florida.  Here are some highlights:


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We stayed in a wonderful townhouse in the Ruskin Place Artist Colony.


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The kids eating lunch


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It was monarch butterfly migration time!


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Lovely rustic centerpiece from a party


What I'll be doing on Black Friday:

Taking down the Thanksgiving decor and decorating for Christmas!

My latest passion:

Art journaling!  More on this later….


I'd better get back to my cooking.  I hope y'all have a Happy Thanksgiving!  

Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill