Thursday, December 31, 2009

Snow in De Lier

My niece Marije sent some pictures

My mom took them in their yard and back alley

enough snow for a giant snowman and an igloo

Traffic was bad, but the kids had fun

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Pumpkin dinner Tradition

Indian food, great variety and taste

Interesting Ice cream dishes coconut shell & pineapple

Tuesday, December 29, 2009


Holly and an evergreen bush, pretty white edges

Monday, December 28, 2009

The Olympic Torch

Mount Forest

Gwen, Angie, Olga & Marc are lining up

The Torch passes by

Up to Vancouver

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Christmas at the Poots

A good time for Family...

... taking a portrait..

... some hugs...

...and presents from Calgary

Saturday, December 26, 2009


A few days ago I walked to the creek,
just to be outside for a while

Friday, December 25, 2009

White Christmas

Fog freezing on the trees Dec 24

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Down the Hill

Enough snow to go tubing

It's loads of fun

even faster with more tubes

The snow wasn't very deep to walk up

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Playing Baseball, it's a real workout

Boxing is the most tiring

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

More Sun

It is amazing that we have so much sunshine when the forecast has been clouds.
It just lifts our spirits.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Favorite Ornament

This is one of my favourite ornaments it is Painted by Diane

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Christmas Tree

Our tree is up with only lights

Friday, December 18, 2009

Morning Colours

Most Mornings are a bit dull but sometimes the sky is beautiful

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Christmas Mail

2 different pages, 1 in Dutch, 1 in English

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

1 HP

One Horse Power

Monday, December 14, 2009

Bird watching

We placed sunflowers in front of the kitchen window. The chickadees are nice and close for us to see.

This one was eating snow

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Winter clothing

We had a lot of wind, so it was cold

Olga tried out her new winter hat

The calves are cozy in their winter coats in the hutches

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Posters + Brochures

The posters & Brochures arrived for the Ray VanderLaan conference. Seeing this big box of brochures kind of made it very real.
It's exciting!

Friday, December 11, 2009

Let it snow

The Tinholt's house looks very pretty covered with snow

Behind their place a view through the trees

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Snow Storm

2 days ago Rien got the snow blower ready
today there is enough snow to blow

Today we are praying for Jude, he is in surgery,
his mom makes a blog too:

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Bare Trees

Tree images from yesterday in our pasture,
and trees at the 6 at sundown a week ago

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Novice Decorator

I decorated outside with pine cones not realizing that they close up when it is wet. I likely can't get the decorations off anymore before summer. The cords of the lights are inside the pine cones.

Monday, December 7, 2009


Marc kept Trevor company on Saturday

There were 4 big round things going through Listowel.
I have no idea where they are for.