Archive for December, 2015

My Ornament Tradition

The ornaments were a simple shape this year. I needed a simple shape, and this year I really needed help.  It’s been a whirlwind around here!  Thankfully, there were elves – I mean employees – who did the cutting and sanding for me! Months ago I’d found this great jigsaw puzzle map, and had printed […]


Planning for a Happening

Another beautiful day in Portales! The 18th Annual Holiday Happening was held in the ENMU Ballroom, and once again the room was filled with one glorious holiday table after another, friends and families laughing, enjoying the grand decorations and a delicious dinner. The dishes are cleaned and put away, and like 50 or 60 others, […]


Christmas Time

Oh yes.. it’s Christmas Time!  My house is decorated, I’ve got Dean Martin singing Christmas classics as I drive along in my car, and today is the annual Holiday Happening in Portales. Altrusa International has kept the tradition going strong for 18 years, and it’s always a wonderful way to begin the season. Here’s my […]