I have been waiting patiently for my first deer sighting. Look who showed up in our backyard this week...
Lucy and I affectionately named him Precious.
Right before eating dinner, we had just finished praying and talking about how the various facets of our families' history was interwoven into that moment, when Lucy said this:
"Mama, we are a family!"
I can only hope that a new tradition has begun.
Oh, and did I mention that Ray and Jessica gave us a chainsaw as a housewarming gift? Brian has been out in the back woods cutting down trees like he is a real renaissance man. Scary, I know.
So Thanksgiving came and went, with our hearts full of gratitude.
We have now started the preparations for Christmas...
Back to the same mall, and the same Santa, with our same dear friend Abby.
And look what happened! Lucy sat on Santa's lap for the first time!
Off to get our tree..
The first snow flakes of the season (albeit very minor) occurred while we there. Perfect.
|Here she is!|
|Putting the first ornament on the tree|
|Enjoy your season!|