A white Christmas! How many have I had of them? Not many. Last Winter was bitter cold, it snowed, but in February (and that did lead to some complications). For the last few days it has been mighty cold, how would I love it to snow for Christmas. We are almost there. In ten days from today, it is the 25th of December. The Advent … Continue reading Snow by Solveig Werner | Advent 2018 – Day 15
Celebrating the little things we love about Winter 🎄 My favourite: watching the snow fall through the window ⛄️ Artwork : @theyellowcatstudio, by Chloe Romengas. Sweet illustrations celebrating the little things and precious moments in life ✨ Continue reading Celebrating the little things we love about Winter by Chloe Romengas | Advent 2018 Day 12
A Unique Christmas Ornament
by Gary Wilson
It was only a couple of days until Christmas and the weather in Petaluma was cold and dry. Back in Colorado Springs, our new home for the past 6 months, I heard the temperature was dropping and, with the wind chill, was reaching down to the single digits – brrrrrr! I wasn’t sure my California family was ready for that kind of cold yet and was glad we were here.
I had just finished changing the baby’s diaper and asked my wife, “Hon, this little guy is getting fussy. What do you think, is it time to put him down for the night?”
“Yea, most likely. What time is it?”
“A little after 8.” She walked over to take the baby. “I’ll feed him and put his down.”Continue reading “A Unique Christmas Ornament by Gary Wilson | Advent 2018 Day 8”
I stand in the snow
In the garden that has turned into a world of white.
All is silent
No birds, no singing crickets
Nothing but the tiny bubbling of a frozen creak
As its waters battle to flow beneath the ice.
There are no colors around me but white Continue reading Frozen Garden by E.E. Rawls – Day 11 Advent 2017
“Mom I am cold!”
“We’ll be there soon I can sense it,” she replied, not even pausing to hold her breath.
“I am cold too. And for ages we’ve only seen snow and trees, how can you be so certain that we’ll be there soon?” Her younger daughter chipped in. Continue reading In the cold – Day 1 Advent 2017