Tuesday, December 2, 2008

all decked out...

All this decorating takes a whole lot of time...so I have to draw the line somewhere. Although having icicles and garlands on all the outside evergreens would be a nice touch...I was not about to start on the great outdoors.

But yesterday morning, I noticed our trees up front were nicely decked out with no help from me!


We have a few spiders here in the Fraser Valley...and they have done a fine job of decorating the trees...and the shrubs...even the house.

It seems I had other uncalled for help yesterday as well. Where once four strands of outdoor lights twinkled along the rail fence and arbour....only a few odd bulbs were left glowing last night. Very strange! The lights were still all there, but someone had spent a great deal of time loosening close to one hundred bulbs. And all this while we were home!

Ranen is arriving today...for a short vacation at Grammy's place. Who knows what we will find to do over the next few days? I'm sure it will be fun and games!

Have a wonderful day...

11 comments:

  1. Oh I do like the look of the spider decorations. . .they do it up so intricate. So . .having your grandgirlie over. . .that can only mean that the other three will catch wind of the visitor and won't be far behind. .
    oh and let us know when you discover who the culprit of the loose bulbs is. .. .someone sure thinks they are funny.

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  2. Those spiders do wonderful work! We watched our Eastern Spruce for over an hour this morning as it twinkled in the early morning light. Never a better Christmas tree anywhere.

    One hundred loosened bulbs? How strange!

    Have good fun with Ranen. I know that you'll find many ways to keep her amused and knowing how special she is. Is there anything more wonderful than Grammy's house? I think not!

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  3. those spider webs really are a work of art, i do agree.
    have great fun with ranen, how special to have a holiday with his grandparents!

    i agree with the lovella, someone surely thought it was funny, can ranen reach that high.....smirk. probably not, but by the looks of the size of your house that must be a lot of bulbs, and you were home? strange.

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  4. Those sparkling spider webs really do add a nice touch!
    Loosening those bulbs right 'under your nose' so to speak..a mystery indeed!
    Have fun with your g'daughter, Judy!

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  5. I don't normally like spider webs, but when they show up like that with dew or frost on them . . . they are actually beautiful to look at. Good photography.

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  6. Judy...God's decorating helpers...who can top that?!

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  7. Very pretty picture! Isn't it amazing how intricate they can design? I'll bet your decorations are neat.

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  8. In the olden days I would of definitely thought about unscrewing the bulbs....
    But now, who has the time....
    That's why we're young only once...
    Have a wonderful time with Ranen.
    Great pictures.

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  9. I love your front door and your outdoors :]

    I think I actually have the recipe for those buns...a lot of work, but amazing.

    Faspa...I want to be invited...lucky Pastor!

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  10. One would think the faries had beenout decorating the trees for you.
    That certainly is a most amazing sunset.
    Have a wonderful time with your granddaughter Judi. Aren't they fun.

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  11. Hi Judy

    The spider webs are so pretty! They are nature's ornaments for sure.

    I'm glad the bulb loosener didn't steal or break those bulbs --hmmmm--wonder why someone would do that?

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