Thursday, December 24, 2009

So Here it is Merry Christmas.

So here it is Merry Christmas, just like Slade sung in 1973.

It is a cold, bright day today, a good Christmas eve, with snow on the ground.

So cold that Richie is having porridge before going out and doing the shopping.

The dogs love this cold, sharp weather and have been playing happily ever since we woke up, it is funny watching them playing with each other.

Marleen can tease Spike so well and so easily by suddenly taking his kong (toy) and casually playing with it in front of him, then she may give it back or she will play with another toy, just putting her paw on the kong everytime Spike gets close.

This has been going on for ages now, only to be briefly interrupted by them being taken around the block.

Richie is very busy today, hope he keeps coming by and feeding me little titbits.

He brought the mail and opened several Christmas cards from friends which were very nice, one of the nicest cards was from Richie’s sister Audrey.

Very touching to get her card, she surprised us by sending us flowers and wine for our wedding anniversary last Saturday.

It has been very sweet getting to know Audrey, she heard from one of their brothers, Peter that I had been diagnosed with MS and I had a blog.

So she looked for me and surprised me by finding my blog and leaving a sweet message in the guest book.

He has been extremely busy, now he is relaxing for 5 minutes and playing his banjo, before going to the shops.

Hope you are all having a good Christmas eve, I do love the Winter Solstice and the winter feast, good for us to enjoy and bond wih each other.

I am very much enjoying the moments today, hope you do too.


Dave Serjeant said...

Happy Christmas Herrad! Hope you have a good one!


Herrad said...

Hi Dave,
Thanks for coming by, hope you have a great Christmas.
Keep warm and happy.

Anonymous said...

Hi Herrad!! Merry Christmas! So far, we've got a green Christmas out there. Funny for me not to have snow on xmas! The rain melted it all, but there may be some flakes tonight! That's so funny about Marleen teasing Spike, Spencer used to do the exact same to Spencer, ha ha. I hope you have a great evening! Cheers!
PS: I love that you put Jack Skullington in your photos today!

Stephany said...
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Anonymous said...

LOL, of course I meant Spencer used to tease WINSTON, ha ha....

NVAM said...

Hello Herrad, thank you so much for your support & I wish you and Richie all the best this Christmas. <3

Ana said...

Have a Merry Christmas!

Have Myelin? said...

Merry Christmas to someone I consider a friend from "across the pond."

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hi Herrad:)

Lovely, beautiful, colorful photos keeping with the spirit of the season.


kmilyun said...

Merry Christmas to you both!!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Such wonderful uplifting pictures, my dear....A Joy to see...!
I wish you and Richie a Very Very Merry Christmas. It sounds like a lot of fun is happening there, with the doggies playing....! And it also sounds very festive!

Steph said...

Merry Christmas to you too!

JC said...

Happy Holidays .. right back at you .. hope you have a Merry time !!!

Nancy said...

Merry Christmas, Herrad & Richie!

mortonlake said...

happy christmas herrad to you and love mort xx

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas for you two and a happy first Christmas day as well.

Music - when language has to end, it goes on and beyond. May the melody take you both to a beautiful place, always.

Kelli said...

Wishing you, Richie and pets a Merry Christmas!
With love,

Peace Be With You said...

A very Merry Christmas to you, Herrad. May love abound in your life.

Rae said...

Thank you Herrad for the Christmas greeting. I wish you a very Merry Christmas with many blessings.

Rei said...

Merry Christmas, Herrad! Have a wonderful holiday! :)


Cranky said...

Herrad - you and Richie have so much to celebrate as you are now up and about. Merry Christmas to both of you, and of course to Spike and Marleen.

Blinders Off said...

Merry Christmas Herrad!

Sita said...

Hi Herrad,
We had an amazing Christmas service and came outside to a winter wonderland--but it is shortlived--unlike last year where we broke many snowfall records, the snow will turn to rain--a disappointmenet for kids esp....but all in all, so good to be with those you love...have a Merry Christmas.
Love, Sita

Sarah Lulu said...

Happy Christmas Herrad.

Very hot here, Christmas night now and our day is almost done.

Much love, God bless,

Enjoying the Ride said...

Merry Christmas Herrad and Richie!


Herrad said...

Hi Rain,
It has started to rain here too, first it snowed then it turned to rain and it is pouring now.

Hi Stephany,
Hope you are having a good Christmas too.

Pleasure to support you, hope you have a good day too.

Hi Ana,
Happy day to you too.

Hi Sherry,
Happy Christmas my friend,
hope you and Alex have a splendid day.

Hi Joseph,
Have a good day.

Hi Jan,
Happy Christmas day to you too.

Hi Naomi,
Happy Christmas day to you, the dogs are very cheerful today.

Hi Steph,
And to you too.

Hi JC,
Have a great day too.

Hi Nancy,
Have a good Christmas day.

Hi Robert,
Merry Christmas to you, hope your day is good.

Hi Kelli,
Have a very good Christmas day.

Hi Judy,
A merry Christmas to you too.

Hi Rei,
Hope your Christmas is very good, enjoy all you can.

Hi Cranky,
Happy Christmas to you and Skip and your doggies.

Hi Sita,
Have a very merry Christmas.

Hi Sarah Lulu,
Happy Christmas to you too.

Hi Mitch,
Happy Christmas, hope it is a good day.

Thanks everyone for coming by.
Have a great Christmas day.

Anonymous said...

A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and Richie!

Herrad said...

Hi Anne,
Have a great Christmas day.

Lucy said...

Herrad have a very Merry Christmas. We are in blizzard conditions but warm and safe and the grandkids will eventually get us dug out once the snow stops, If it ever does. You have been a good friend and hope we can continue that way. Have a wonderful day with Ritchie and the dogs.

Herrad said...

Hi Debra,
Have a good Christmas day.

Hi Lucy,
Have a great Christmas day.

Keep warm and happy.

Diane J Standiford said...

Merry Merry Christmas! (You certainly have all you need to enjoy the day!)

Rhapsody B. said...


I hope you have more laughter, less pain and a bountiful of love everflowing, inspiring and rejuvernating.


CrazyCris said...

Merry Christmas Herrad! I hope the Holiday has been a good one! :o)

Herrad said...

Hi Diane,
Great to see your comment.
Hope your Christmas day was good too.

Hi Rhapsody,
Lovely to see you comment too.
Hope your Xmas feast was good too.

Hi Cris,
Lovely to see your comment.
Hope you are enjoying the holiday too.

Thanks for coming by, hope you all enjoyed your Christmas day yesterday.

ADB said...

Hope you've had a great Christmas, Herrad. Greetings from east of you.

Herrad said...

Thanks for coming by, hope your Christmas has been very enjoyable.