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Thursday, January 1, 2009

Happy New Year!

I woke up this first day of 2009, looked out of the window, and said..."You've got to be kidding!" because it was.............................. snowing!

I quickly turned on the weather channel and realized there was another weather alert! I felt like crawling back under the covers, but I was invited to an annual January 1 lunch. I phoned another couple who where going, and they said they'd be happy to pick me up in their 4 wheel drive which they did. Yay! So I had a lovely luncheon, getting together with a group of people (like a second family) who I hadn't seen for awhile ~ ranging in age from 3 to 87!

The storm didn't amount to much and the sun is supposed to shine tomorrow. Did everyone hear me? Sun!!! However, I have to go into work tomorrow because it's my last chance to get the office in tip top shape, unless I want to spend the weekend in there. No thank you :)

I spotted a little bird outside on my deck during the ongoing snowstorms ~ and I think I know exactly how he felt ;)

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As Flighty informed us, Plot 124 enjoyed a Hoppy New Year, too, but while London was sleeping, this is how it actually happened ~

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One never knows what goes on at the allotment plot when no one is there!

Here's to a splendid 2009!

4 comments:

  1. A wonderful post! I'm glad to see that you enjoyed your lunch.
    I love that little bird photo and poem.
    Thanks for the linked mention and the image, which will be used in the next Frog ponderings entry!
    Happy New Year! xx

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  2. Thanks Flighty :) Yes it was a great lunch with good company and yummy food.

    Glad you like the bird photo and poem ~ The bird was so cute seemingly hiding in there!

    I had fun with Fox, Frog and Bird and their Ha/oppy New Year animation ~ good fun!

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  3. Glo, I loved the little bird's poem!! We here had a glorious New Year's day with bright sunshine for the rose parade. But then the skies clouded over the next day,aking work a damp garden workday. No snow in sight for us!

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  4. Huh, they partied without Flighty! xx

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