Three Things Thursday: Christmas Eve

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It’s Christmas Eve morning, and it’s Thursday, so I’m following Nerd in the Brain’s lead and posting for 3 Things Thursday.

But before I list my three things, I want to share some Christmas photos. My mother and I had hoped to go to the Festival of Trees before I left Michigan, but we were unable to do so. But Dave and Cathy went to one in Davenport, Iowa, and Dave has shared some of the pictures from their trip.

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Only one of the many displays in the Gingerbread Village

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I have neither the patience nor the train to do something like this, but I always enjoy seeing Christmas villages with trains running through them.

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Now on to my three things:

  1. I’ve had a lovely week with Dave, and we still have two to go. We had quite an outing on Tuesday, including an exploration of the ONE coffee shop in downtown Muscatine. I hope to post about the shop next week. Oh, and Dave and I both got haircuts!Β  πŸ™‚

Dave in Iowa 2292. The cloud of depression has lifted somewhat. Enough for me to out-walk the lethargy. And to feel like I can face the family’s Christmas Eve celebration. Dave’s sister is working on Christmas Day, so we are heading to his other sister’s family’s home for a celebration at noon today.Β  I’ve never been with Dave’s family all at the same time. Some of them I haven’t even met before. But now, it doesn’t seem so overwhelming.

It also means we will have a quiet Christmas. Dave and I will go to the hospital tomorrow and meet Cathy for lunch, followed by a quiet Christmas dinner. Rumor has it that I will make tuna pot pie. Hey, don’t laugh. It may not sound like much to you, but Dave and his sister are really looking forward to my concoction.Β  πŸ˜‰

3. I’m ready to practice my machine quilting today, which means I might be able to spend part of Christmas working on my grandson’s quilt.

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Wishing everyone a warm holiday season.

 

 

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18 comments on “Three Things Thursday: Christmas Eve

      • Thanks! Don’t you just love when your phone thinks it’s smarter than you are? πŸ˜‰ Most of my family is a long way away right now, but technology (when it doesn’t try to outsmart us) is helpful for staying in touch. Best wishes for the holidays. πŸ™‚

    • Thanks, Geetha. I’ve already had a setback, but I don’t let that stop me. I will keep hanging on and keep trying things. The one sure thing is that even though I can’t keep the beast away, it always passes or at least eases a bit. I’ve learned to do the best I can within its ebb and flow. Happy holidays to you. Thanks for stopping by. πŸ™‚

    • Merry Christmas, Dan! I hope you and your family enjoy the season! If I’m ever in your neck of the woods, I can stop by and make tuna pot pie and get a few of your wife’s recipes in exchange. πŸ˜‰

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