Sunday, January 2, 2011

Music, Food and Football......

Louis Dean got his New Year off to a good start!! Playing MUSIC with his friends!

Brenda sings like an ANGEL and Wayne plays like a dream....

They all three LOVE to play music! Louis Dean has been searching for a group to play with and thinks his cup is overflowing now! He starts Dobro lessons this week and has another couple coming to play soon.

I think this is one happy man! That's his 'Happy Music Face' above.....
doesn't LOOK like it but it IS!

SO what did I do while they played?


We had a wonderful day! Good music from really good musicians! Good eyed peas, ham, mashed potatoes, cornbread, garden salad, tea and for dessert....Cornmeal Pound cake with strawberries and whipped cream! After Brenda and Wayne left we settled down to some serious football!! How great it was to watch TCU WIN the Rose Bowl Game????? Pretty fantastic!

It was cold in the DFW area yesterday and we kept the fireplace burning all day and into the evening.
I ended my 2010 journal and started the new 2011 one....changed all my calendars and selected new devotional books for this new year. I love closing one door and opening another! I have neglected to actually PRINT pics to put in my journal so I made several Cd's of photos and will make a trip to Sam's to have them made. I want to hang new pics of my kids in the guest room as well. I love photos.....and I have dozens displayed in the house! What is a home without photos? Or live plants? or pets?
By evening's end my allergies had decided to attack me so I was off to bed early and hopefully can ward off being sick all the month of January as has been the case for the last three years!

A happy New Year! Grant that I......

May bring no tear to any eye
When this New Year in time shall end
Let it be said I've played the friend,
Have lived and loved and labored here,
And made of it a happy year.
Edgar Guest


Linda said...

Happy New Year, Linda! And how lovely to bring in the new year with live music in your home. Sorry to hear that you were feeling poorly. Wishing you better health in the next few days.

Texas Tales said...

Sounds like a fantastic day, and the perfect way to kick off 2011! Glad you both got to enjoy doing things you love. Happy New Year!

Blondie's Journal said...

You always have the most fun and I love hearing about it. Music and good nice!! I have to start my new journal as well...even if it is only a few lines, I have been cooped up.

Sorry about your allergies...I have had a cold for just doesn't want to let up. Some says are okay and I keep going, other days I am just so tired of it all. Get better soon.


Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

Hope you and LD are feeling better soon! My Grandpa used to play the french harp and fiddle(as he called them) and he taught me to chord along on the piano. His favorite was "Little Brown Jug." He would sing the lyrics,too :) Wonderful times! Seeing your pictures reminds me so much of those times.

Days at Buttermilk Cottage said...

Looks like you had a perfect day--a house filled with music, time to do some needlework and a meal that sounds heavenly!!! Best wishes for a wonderful year to come!
Susan said...

Sounds like a great, music, football and loved ones, priceless :) Being from the DFW area I can hardly remember using our fireplace, must be chilly.

We were happy for TCU too! Happy New Year.