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Monday, November 22, 2010

Monday's News-Getting ready for the Holidays

My weekend has been a busy one. We were package and getting ready to go to Dad's. I am cooking Thanksgiving Dinner there. So I had to go shopping to get the things I will need. then to the laundry and wrapping presents.

I had to take down the canvas and screen to the Gazebo. Winter is showing its head and the Fall winds are here. That meant time to batten down the yard items. We had to get the Cars tuned and ready for the winter and trips. Hubby cleaned out the cars and had them detailed. I moved some furniture around making room for the Holiday trees. Signed up for some tickets to the Menorah Lighting on the 1st of December. May some plans for this next week activities. We are going to the Christmas Town in Williamsburg, Virginia. This is the Second year for it. We have never been and are looking forward to going.

Sunday we took off to Virginia Beach. Visiting Dad's and getting ready for our Thanksgiving Celebration. We cross the Ocean on the way. Reminds me of that song " Over the river and through the wood to Grandmothers house we go.....". Only my song would go, Over the river and through the ocean to grandfathers house we go..." After all we travel in the tunnel under the ocean on our way. We arrived Sunday afternoon. There is an old Piano at Dads'. I love to play it when I visit.This year my daughter will play the cello and I the piano. We will play the theme song to the movie " Mr. Grinch"
On top there is a doll collection and some Framed music covers from days gone by.The little pianos do play songs. I love seeing and hearing the collectibles.After eating at The Texas Roadhouse that evening, Dad and I watched a movie on The Life network channel. It was a murder mystery, a very good one. We didn't figure it out at all, a total surprise ending to us all.

So how was your weekend?

Be sure to visit Writer Cramps to see more Monday's Miss Marple. You never know when you need that Alibi!
I add this post to Blue Monday this week, you can see more Blue Photos at Smiling Sally

21 comments:

  1. How fortunate you are to be able to spend time with your Dad.

    Happy Blue Monday.

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  2. How I'd love to hear that duet! Thank you SO much for dropping in at Lawn Tea---my very first Blue Monday, and I appreciate your looking in.

    rachel

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  3. I love your collectibles!

    Thanks for visiting My Blue Monday post.

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  4. Busy, busy! How wonderful! Enjoy your holiday! Jacqueline

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  5. That was really a busy weekend. We had put all summer stuff away since in October now they announce already snow in Belgium. Rather early !

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  6. Howdy
    Happy Blue Monday :)
    What a wonderful weekend !
    Thank you for sharing .
    We are having an unusually long heat wave here in central Texas so I haved really enjoyed visiting your blog today and thinking about the song over the river ,one of my favorites to add too as the mood strikes .
    Big happy hugs from Texas
    May your Thanksgiving week be filled with many moments of joy.
    Until next time
    Happy Trails

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  7. I like those dolls so pretty! My weekend is busy too I tried not to do blogging on weekend for it's the only time for me and hubby to go around. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Blue Moon

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  8. Great shots and I love your dolls. I used to collect dolls along with my Mom though lack of space has now reduced them to just a few. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  9. What a nice post. It's good to see people going out of the way to spend time with their family. My daughter had the Samantha American Girl doll in your collection.

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  10. Hello there! I had not heard of this meme - love Ms. Marple! How creative!
    Thanks for visiting!
    Kathy

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  11. HappY Blue Monday and thanks for stopping by my blog. SOunds like you've got a busy week ahead getting ready for Thanksgiving. I hope you enjoy Christmas Town, I haven't been yet either. We'll see, maybe this year.

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  12. I am sure your dad is very pleased you are spending the holiday with him. Sharing and being with family is what it is all about. Have a safe trip home.

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  13. They are lovely. Happy Blue Monday & Happy thanksgiving.

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  14. when I was young, i wanted to enroll at Piano School here in our place but unfortunately, my mother didn't support my dream.

    Thanks for the visit and comment Auntie E

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  15. Your piano is lovely! It's so like the one we had in our home when I was growing up! Duets! Awesome!
    Have a fabulous day and thank you for the birthday wishes!
    Coralie

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  16. Love those dolls on the piano! Very beautiful post.

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  17. How wonderful to have been able to spend time with your Dad. I love your Blue Monday post. I hope you had a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  18. I just stopped by to thank you for your visit and to wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving. I love your photos and your treasures.
    Blessings, Jeanne

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