1. The hustle and bustle of a busy day faded as I sat with contentment in front of our friends' cozy fire. A tray of assorted, bite-sized cookies and a mug of warm, mulled wine stay within arms reach.
1a.The conversation was mind bending on occasion as we contemplated the size of the universe and God's hand in all of it. But we were free to steer the talk according to our will and children, movies, and dogs became topics just as often.
2. The food for school classroom parties has certainly shifted gears over the last four decades. In place of cookies and cupcakes they serve strawberries, grapes and cheese cubes.
3. Don't you love it when three-year-olds are given the freedom to dress themselves? They come up with the most creative outfits.