I missed it, but the local firefighters decorated the old engine and traveled through neighborhoods collecting food for the food bank. This photo was shared by my neighbor Janet.
The 4th and 5th grade Helen Haller Elementary School choir performed last night with a wonderful selection of holiday songs. Part of my grandma duties included bringing cookies, applauding enthusiastically, and taking pictures. I liked what the director told the kids…the order of the evening was: “He talked, they sang, we applauded, they smiled.” It worked pretty well.
Although my daughter is out of focus, the primary focus of the last week is just beautiful. After two false starts, my granddaughter was born at 11:22 a.m. December 16, 2009. I have been spending time with the two older grandchildren and enjoying every minute of it. I do confess I failed “doing girl hair” this morning. Baby girl’s outfit was cute though. (we have to find a new name since we now have two princesses).
Momma and new baby come home tomorrow. I might also add, I think the job of mother is highly underrated. I’m exhausted and I’ve only been at this a short time. Of course, I am old.