For I am about to do something new. See I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland. Isaiah 43:19.
Happy New Year from the Ville. For the last few years we have had Christmas in the Ville on New Years Day. It works better for everyone's schedules. This year Gramma and Grandad have a house full of little boys who like little boy toys.
So did you make New Years resolutions? I do but they never stick! Take a look at last years promises. So this year I will make almost the exact same promises.
1.) Journal more
2.) 1 Layout a week
3.) 3 Cards a week
4.) Gym 3 times a week
5.) Take my lunch to work
6.) Blog more
I saw a friend post part of this Mark Twain quote on FB. I thought it was fitting for this post!
New Year's Day--Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. Yesterday, everybody smoked his last cigar, took his last drink, and swore his last oath. Today, we are a pious and exemplary community. Thirty days from now, we shall have cast our reformation to the winds and gone to cutting our ancient shortcomings considerably shorter than ever. We shall also reflect pleasantly upon how we did the same old thing last year about this time. However, go in, community. New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls, and humbug resolutions, and we wish you to enjoy it with a looseness suited to the greatness of the occasion.
- Letter to Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, Jan. 1863
Here are some pictures of boys and their Christmas toys!
Sammy and his trucks.
Jon and his Nerf gun
Jeff and his spy listening device
Steve and his night vision spy glass.
Cole and his laser guns.
Lucas and his laser gun.
Here are the boys opening their gifts.
Three silly boys (dirty faces and fats lips-boys will be boys).