Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Christmas : Pause

Three Kings
Eric Gill


Last night I stood on the landing
and realised that all four of us
were sleeping under the same roof
for the first time for nearly a year
and at that moment I knew
I already had everything
I wanted for Christmas.

I wish you all safe journeys,
warm homes and a peaceful Christmas.

29 comments:

  1. I am smiling for you Alice.

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  2. I know just how you feel...my two will be here in a few days...
    Enjoy the moments!
    Blessings to you, and yours this holiday season!

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  3. Baudelaire was right, non?

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  4. I wish you all safe journeys,
    warm homes and a peaceful Christmas.

    Thank you, how well put.
    Reciprocated.

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  5. This is relieving because the news are SCARY to say the least.
    So I am glad to no end you are all safe, warm and happy under the same roof.
    Have a Merry Christmas!

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  6. Have a wonderful time together all of you. :O))))

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  7. Merry Christmas, Magpies!

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  8. And the same for you Alice, happy happy Christmas.

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  9. A moment to cherish indeed. Happy Christmas to you all.

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  10. This post brought a tear to my eye... in the best possible way! Wishing you all a peaceful and happy Christmas Alice.

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  11. Happy Cristmas Alice. Have a wonderful Christmas with your family.xx

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  12. Lovely.

    Buon Natale to you and all your family...

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  13. My very little MasterN is away and will miss Christams Eve with the family and I cannot bear it.

    happy Christmas you lovely folks.

    xx

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  14. Happy Christmas, dear Alice.

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  15. Yes, that's the best feeling ever. Happy Christmas..!

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  16. I hope each of those days you are together is long and filled with the warmth of your joy.

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  17. Perfect. Merry Christmas to you all!

    K x

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  18. So happy you are all together for the holidays. Just popping over to wish you all a Merry Christmas.

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  19. sounds like the perfect recipe for Christmas to me xxx hope you have a lovely family filled celebration x

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  20. Happy Christmas, Alice! I'm glad you are all together again.

    We're all here too. Unfortunately it isn't where we are meant to be, but various fluey coldy horrible bugs have knocked the wheels off our Christmas. Bah, humbug.

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  21. That is the best Christmas present any mother could wish for. Enjoy x

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  22. How lovely! Best wishes to you all for a happy holiday :)

    I thought of you today, Alice, when I took a fresh cranberry cobbler out of the oven...I really must get my skates on and learn to make that butter brandy - seems like a perfect companion piece to the sweet/tartness of cranberries!

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  23. Merry Christmas to you all, Alice, and have a wonderful time with your family.

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  24. The things we take for granted.

    Happy Christmas, Alice.

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  25. Sounds like the perfect Christmas Alice :-) Marry Christmas to you and yours and enjoy the holiday season. Thanks for sharing your year with us, its been lovely!

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  26. It's a wonderful feeling, isn't it, to realise that you have everything you want, right here? I felt like that when the Lovely Son managed to get a train home, and my sick dog got better; no delays in post, or forgotten bits of shopping mattered in the least.

    Have a very happy Christmas. x

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  27. I have all my favourite people with me too.

    Merry Christmas Alice xx

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  28. I know this feeling so well. All's right with the world ... for a few precious moments.

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