Friday, December 28, 2018

Happy Holidays

This Christmas season, our focus has been on spending time with friends and family. So tonight I will offer a photo collage of some holiday moments.

New Forms Festival

Rob and I went to Vancouver to enjoy a show in the alternative art scene. The show, Nicolas Sassoon + False Witness, was co-directed by my daughter, who is a co-director of the New Forms Festival.

Wendy and Erica
Erica and Me




Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry

While in Vancouver, we had a great time visiting with old friends, as well as with my daughter and son.


 


Skating With My Grandson

We have discovered that one of my grandsons loves to skate. He is three years old and a total speed demon on the ice.


Hiking in a Wind Storm

What do you do when a powerful wind and rain storm knocks out the power? Why, go hiking, of course. Our power was out for a night and most of two days. As well as going hiking, we spent those precious daylight hours packing for our trip up north. The windstorm happened right at the winter solstice,  therefore coinciding with the longest night of the year. Nights seem extra long and dark when you have no electricity!



Christmas in the Snow

We have had a wonderful time visiting with our northern grandchildren. Who knew that collecting and stockpiling chunks of ice could be so entertaining!



Christmas Giddiness
My New Friend

Sleeping Angel

A Couple of Hours on the Nordic Ski Trails

Going Sledding


Dressed for Dinner



Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season!

10 comments:

  1. Happy times! Hope new year is as good.

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  2. Beautiful holiday moments, Jude! I'm glad you've got electricity back. We've had a mild December, no snow yet and today's high 10C. Wishing you and yours a healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year!

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    1. We are in the middle of a big snow storm in northern BC. Today I went out and bought some winter boots, as my 10-year-old boots had a big rip in them. I have had some nice moments tromping through snow, taking my grand-dogs for walks. Have a happy 2019, Natalie!

      Jude

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  3. What gorgeous photos, Jude! I am delighted to hear that you have been having a wonderful holiday. I look forward to catching up soon.

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    1. Donna, we have been having a great visit. We had some scary moments travelling over bad roads today but made it to our destination safe and sound. All the best to you and your family!

      Jude

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  4. Family time at its best! Enjoy the company and playtime with the grandkids and dogs and everyone else, Jude! And, of course a fantastic new year to you all!

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    1. Thanks Liesbet! We are planning to go skiing tomorrow, weather permitting. Rob and I wish you and Mark a wonderful (and less stressful) new year!

      Jude

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  5. Which friend are you calling old?

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    1. Haha. Will the old friends please step forward and identify themselves (as distinct from longtime friends ??)

      Jude

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