Sunday, December 19, 2004  


Christmas is FINALLY here... all the tests are done, and I went out yesterday morning and picked up the tree! This is my first real full-sized Christmas trees - past apartments haven't quite been big enough. But this year, no problem!

i think Cricket thinks she's a present!

So far, Cricket has been VERY excited about her new toy, but thankfully hasn't made too much of an effort to climb it. We had a bit of a scare when the tree first came home, but she seems to understand that her little kitty-body won't fit between the very dense branches.

As soon as tests were over, I helped my best friend move into her brand-new condo - that's 2 of my friends who have become property owners this year! But now that's all over, and I have absolutely nothing to do today besides bake bread, watch football, decorate the tree, and go to a holiday party tonight. Tomorrow, all I have planned is a date with the gym. I may spend most of the day in my pj's.

Oh yes, and there's knitting to be done. I'm just about finished with everything I was planning for Christmas - I have to weave in a few ends here and there, and, oh yeah, finish sewing up my dad's vest. I did try to get that done yesterday during the Redskins game, but, well, I had a very enthusiastic "helper" -

... who couldn't seem to resist taking a much more active role in the seaming process. I think she envisions a new sport - "extreme seaming"!


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