|The masked one has returned, we are growing fond of|
our little cardinals.
|Last week we visited the oldest city in Tennessee, Jonesborough.|
It was a perfect cool and sunny day.
|We visited the Andrew Johnson museum and tailor house in|
Greeneville. My grandmother enjoyed telling the story of how
we were related to Andrew Johnson. Clint reminds me that
he was the first president to be impeached. ha!
|A window display on the streets of Jonesborough, Tennessee.|
|Jewelry worn by Mrs. Andrew Johnson on April 15, 1865, at the inauguration of her husband|
Andrew Johnson. Johnson was inaugurated after the assassination of President
|Scenes like like make me so happy I am back home!|
|A picture made from the car, love this expanse of sky!|
|Beautiful contrast between the white church and the blue sky. This|
church is in Jonesborough, Tennessee.
|No relation to Peter Pan or J.R.'s mom. :-)|
|Beautiful old architecture in Jonesborough, Tennessee.|
|Snow was falling from underneath the dark clouds.|
|Last week we had some light snow fall. The snow had fallen|
on top of our patio table.
|Precious little bird tracks on our deck ...|
|It has been a long time since we have had quiche and it makes|
a perfect supper as it did Sunday. This is the Southern
Living recipe for ham and bacon quiche. A good way to use
up a little ham.
The following pictures may seem out of place here. I had scanned them and had wanted to post them before Christmas but never got around to it. Since my blog is also part family scrapbook, I am going to include them in this post.
|My sister Patti and me, Christmas Eve 1963. I am sorry to say I can't|
recall my step-mother's little dog's name.
|Christmas Eve, 1963, I still have the ruby ring that was in the box I am holding.|
|My brother Jimmy, Christmas 1961, at my grandparents'|
house next door. He passed away last June 2011.
|An excited Cindy and Patti, Christmas Eve 1960.|
How do you like that decoration job on that tree! ☺
|We all appear a little somber and sad in this picture. This must have been around the|
time of the ♫ D-i-v-o-r-c-e ♫.
|My brother, Jimmy (Jimbo to us) and Lucinda, my daughter.|
|Another Christmas has passed ...time to put away all the decorations.|
I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year."
~ Charles Dickens (1812-1870), English author. From 'A Christmas Carol'.