Cuckoo For Cocoa Puffs

Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?
~Margot Fonteyn

It is the holiday season and life, as usual, is like an AK-47 rapidly firing moments at me. Weaving and ducking, I scurry through the days trying to catch a bullet or two to enjoy without taking any fatal hits. Here are some bullets for you:

  • My mom is coming for Christmas! This will be the first time we have all got to spend this holiday with her and Pop since 1997.
  • I read all of the Twilight books and thoroughly enjoyed them! Nannygoat finished the 4th book on Friday, so Saturday she and I went to the Twilight movie. I was disappointed. I didn’t feel like they truly captured the essence correctly of most of the relationships or personalities. Not sure if it is an actor thing or a director thing.
  • I also read this fantastic book: Every Last Cuckoo: A Novel by Kate Maloy. I highly recommend it. (no wonder I haven’t had time to blog, with all the books I have consumed in the last few weeks).
  • I finished one of the Christmas apron’s and am working on several more….pictures and such soon. Edited: New apron listed HERE
  • Mr. Vixen has surgery this Friday on his ‘good’ knee. See the ‘good’ knee started having problems compensating for the ‘bad’ knee and shall now be known as “the other” bad knee.
  • Number of days until Christmas = 10. Number of presents that have been purchased = 0.

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7 Comments

  1. I love the Christmas theme! Sounds like you’ve been a busy girl. Hope all is well.

  2. Love the new look, feel the same pressure babe. I do have some presents bought though, now to wrap them.
    Have not read the Twilight books yet, but want to.

  3. Lee

    Good luck with Mr. Vixen’s surgery. That doesn’t sound like much of a Christmas gift though. I spent one Christmas recovering from major surgery and I told Santa no more of that. Good luck with all the other Christmas activities and I hope you have a great holiday.

    Lee’s last blog post..A List for St. Nick

  4. Oh Vixen, I love the new look of your blog!
    Sending good vibes to Mr. Vixen for his surgery.
    Now, off you go shopping for the presents, k?! :o)

  5. Dear Vixen,
    You have made my morning. Thank you ever so much for mentioning my novel in your blog. I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Have a most wonderful Christmas.
    Kate Maloy

  6. Great new look! 🙂 Hope all goes well with the surgery! I’m with you– 0 presents bought. I’m hoping to rectify that tonight!

    Jessica’s last blog post..Wordless Wednesday

  7. I love the new look … the snowman is very cute too! Yup … you sound BUSY indeed. Re: Mr Vixen’s knee … this happened to my brother-in-law’s good knee too! Very frustrating turn of events for him. Be sure to take time to rest so you stay healthy through the holidays ;–)
    Hugs and blessings,

    storyteller’s last blog post..Ruby Tuesday #13 – Christmas Theme

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