This year we made a grape vine Christmas wreath

"grapevine Christmas wreath hanging on front door"

 With just five days before Christmas, we finished making the wreath for the front door. Rather than pull out the wreaths we'd used in past years, we went with a more meaningful, closer to home theme. Earlier this month, on a day that felt more like Indian summer, my son and I cut long grape vine branches from the two grape vines in our backyard - vines that my grandfather planted more than 50 years ago, I'm sure. We stored them on the second floor of the garage until this morning when my … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas!

Wreathes and balls 007

M   -    May the New Year be your Best Time. E    -    Each of us gets three wishes.  Whatever we want. E    -    Even Super Heroes take a day off. R    -    Reach for the moon. If you miss,  you'll land among the stars. Y    -    You'll never know unless you decide to Go For It.  So, make it your BEST  "it."   C    -   Could it get any worse?  Yep.  But, it will never be anything that you can't handle. H    -  Hope is the secret weapon of optimists. R    -   Rescue … [Read more...]