On the 18th of December ….. snowy business

This will be a short and somewhat bittersweet post tonight.

Photos taken with my NEW Canon 500D – an early Christmas present.

I NEVER remember snow like this

In other news, unfortuantely my daughter, who will be 13 tomorrow, has had to postpone her birthday party due to the continued snow and atrocious road conditions.  She had hoped to still have a couple of friends to sleepover, but again the snow intervened, along with an ill friend.   To say she was disappointment might be an understatement.

I was reminded of that classic 80’s song –

“It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to…
You would cry too if it happened to you”!

Anyway, hopefully we can make up for it a bit tomorrow on her actual birthday.

Here she is, a couple of weeks ago, experimenting with curls!

 Finally no December blog post of mine would be complete without some Christmas decor – here is our tree in the living room, taken with the new camera.

Comments, as always, are greatly appreciated 🙂

6 thoughts on “On the 18th of December ….. snowy business”

  1. Southern Lady

    Congrats on you new camera! Sorry about the party. My daughter is thirteen, too. I know how disappointed she would be. I hope she has a very happy birthday anyway. Carla

  2. bentonflocke

    what a wonderful christmas present! congrats to your new camery – enjoy it!!
    And happy birthday to your daughter

  3. oh wish I were there to celebrate the snow!!! It looks like so much fun – hope your daughters party can happen soon – what a wonderful age!!! So tell me – how do you love your camera??? Fill me in

  4. Andrea @ The Creative Junkie

    Add a few more feet and I could be looking out my back window!

    And whooo whoooo about your camera!!!!

  5. Sorry about the party but its nice that the children were able to see snow like this if it is unusual.
    Congrats on the new camera…I got a new one last Christmas and it was the best gift.
    Mama Bear

  6. The new camera is so exciting! I love the snow pictures. So sorry the snow cause the party to get canceled. Hopefully she’ll have fun anyway. Can’t wait to see what you posted next.

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