Saturday, December 26, 2009

Family Reunion

Katrinka and Michael have rented a house in New Braunfels. Jamie is with them. They are holding open house today. Bob and Cindy are coming, and John and Nancy. Also Karen is coming, and perhaps Reagan and Katie. This is a rare event, a family reunion. Tomorrow we go to visit the

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Eve

Here it is, Christmas Eve, and the sun is shining. I remember when I was 5 years old and we moved to California, and I worried because our house did not have a fireplace, much less a chimney. Daddy told me he would leave the back door unlocked. There has been a strong cold wind here today, but now it has died down, thank goodness. Nancy is coming tomorrow to cook a turkey, AND i HAVE MADE A FRUIT SALAD. tRINKA, MIKE AND jAMIE WILL BE HERE ABOUT 8 pm. sATURDAY WE WILL HAVE AN OPEN HOUSE.

Monday, December 21, 2009


The sun is shining and this promises to be a beautiful day. Up North, around the Great Lakes, there is a blizzard and it extends to the Atlantic Ocean. We hope that Trinka, Mike and Jamie can excape by air as they are coming to Austin for Christmas. They will find the weather much better here.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Christmas Music

I am off to the chapel to hear Christmas Music. This is the time of year when one hears the traditional songs. I can remember when we had limited choir at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Friendswood. Even so, the Christmas music was inspiring.

Thursday, December 10, 2009


Nancy called and wants to sell our two diamond rings which are on deposit. I told her to go for it. She has talked to Trinka. It seems unnecessary to keep paying the bank. She and I will go Christmas shopping Sunday. Love, Daddy.

Friday, December 4, 2009

snow forecast

A little bit of snow is forecast, followed by a freeze. Yes, winter is here in the Hill Country. Even the deer are taking cover in the woods. Some of us are going to a Democratic Party gathering tonight. I am one of those who has warm clothes to wear. I see people scurrying about, trying to keep warm.