Christmas Eve 2009

We were supposed to go to my sister-in-law Charmaine’s house today. When I woke up, I could tell that it had indeed gotten colder, as predicted. I felt a migraine coming on. I feel miserable. I did not feel like visiting with anyone even someone I love and enjoy so very much as Charmaine.

I drug myself out of bed, washed the remaining dishes and had breakfast. Then I told my hubby how I was feeling. Seems he wasn’t feeling terribly good either. So he called his sister and told her we wouldn’t be making it to her house after all. I feel bad about canceling on them, but with 16 other guests expected, hopefully they won’t miss us too much.

I came back upstairs and put on my Holly jewelry that I made last night. I turned on the White Christmas marathon that is showing on AMC. I have it muted so that I can listed to Christmas music on the radio, which I’m listening to through the computer. I have KVIL (a Dallas station) on because they play all Christmas music after Thanksgiving (I think). Since it’s on the computer, they usually show the song and artist, so I’m making a list of songs to down load later.

I’ve got the shades up, watching for the snow we might get. It’s snowing at Charmaine’s now and at several other friend’s homes who all live farther north than us. It’s very windy here and ice is melting from our roof, but no rain or snow yet today. We got a lot of rain last night, which I guess is where the ice came from. I’ve seen a little bird land several times on the deck rail. That’s been fun to watch. I have an urge to put bird seed on the rail, but I’ll have to wait for hubby to wake up. I can hear him softly snoring in the recliner downstairs.

So, this is our Christmas Eve. Quiet and drippy. Nice, but not quite what we had originally planned. Head achy and hoping for that to end. Maybe I need a nap too.

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One Response to Christmas Eve 2009

  1. pam q says:

    Quiet and drippy.Now there's a Christmas celebration for ya!Glad you put on your new jewels, though….Hope your head feels better.Merry Christmas!

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