Hey y'all! Can you believe we are in the middle of January and heading towards Valentine's Day? It seems just like yesterday we were celebrating Christmas. Our oldest daughter and her family spent Christmas with us this year. Stacy and her husband left the Tuesday after Christmas to return to Raleigh, North Carolina. But wait a minute, they forgot something. They left their four kids with us! Sarah is three, Joe is seven, Caroline is nine and Nicole is eleven. Wow - what a week that was. After returning these little "angels" to their parents, Art and I headed for the coast of South Carolina. Parris Island to be exact. Our oldest grandson graduated from Marine boot camp. It was a two day event full of excitement, pride and lots of tears. Before heading home, Art and I did stop off in Charleston for a little history, wonderful art and architecture and lots of low country cooking.
This is my first card for 2011. It seems that Tilda is in trouble with her Mama. She cannot make any valentines until she writes all her thank you notes for such wonderful gifts as socks and underwear which I must say she was less than thrilled to have received. Learning manners sure is hard and Mama insists on keeping up appearances.
Mama wants to make sure Tilda understands Southern etiquette when receiving gifts such as socks and underwear.