Saturday, January 1, 2011

January 1, 2011

That is the first time I have used 2011. I can't believe it has been 10 years since we were ushering in 2000. Where has time gone. I had to go out and do a little shopping today and was talking to my sister in Canada - Barrie, Ontario - when I returned and when I said I was out doing some errands she was shocked. She said how many stores and what kind are open? I said all of them. She was shocked so I guess Toronto is still holding onto some of the good holiday traditions. I will say that everyone I went into was empty.

I have just one photo to show you today. Do you remember when Harv. was in the hospital on one of his trips last summer that I went into a gift shop and came ot with this cute little snowman whose head bobs? Even better he was half price. Well I think he came home with me to see his Momma. When I unpacked & decorated there he was smiling up at my last year's purchase of the Snow Mama. They looked like they belonged together.

I promise this is the last Christmas pic.


Createology said...

Super cute snow people. No shopping here in California...merely a perfect day to stay inside (out of the snow) and sort out some clothes drawers and read a book. Happy 2011...

Rebecca said...

Thank you so much for stopping by to say hello.
So your son is the culprit... well, it was beautiful, I have to say that but I don't think I want to deal with it on a daily basis like my kids have to. Here in Chicago there is no snow, we had a warm spell and it all melted.
Wishing you a most joyous new year filled with love and blessings

Anonymous said...

hi freda
i got your message i would love to see your globe when its finished please let me know i am on your blog as a follower my email is hope to hear from you soon sorry typepad is so difficult to work with

Gina E. said...

Happy New Year to you and Harv! As for shops being open, there are only two days on the Australian calendar when all shops are close -Xmas Day and Good Friday. Even then, there are some exceptions - the local bakeries/hot bread shops are open in the morning. Gee whizz, they must think that people are too dumb to buy an extra loaf or rolls to tide them over until Boxing Day. No, it's all about money. Most of the big stores open early on Dec.26th for their annual 'Boxing Day sales' - again, all to rake in more money. I don't go on principle.