Saturday, January 05, 2013

The week after Christmas brought us the company of some of our California children and grandchildren staying with us at the Heath.  It was a very busy week for them, having both Kristin's and Alan's families here to visit and vacation with, and they managed to share time with us, too!

Lots of bumper pool was played, fireside chats, a few meals, gift exchange and a quick overnight trip to the mountains where we enjoyed the outdoors together and Aidan got to shoot a couple of guns with Grandad.

Sadly, Keegan was hit with a nasty flu-like bug, but he kept on going, resting when he could and using all his energy for the baseball batting and pitching lessons, climbing, sledding at Stone Mountain and other activities planned by Uncle Shannon.

It's a long way from California to Atlanta, we are so grateful you could come!

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Happy New Year, 2013!

As the ball is but minutes away from falling in Times Square and the excitement rises in those staying up to bring in the New Year, let me take a minute to say to all of you...

Today reminded me that the rushing water continues to flow down the creek at Northcroft, so may your lives also rush towards greater things, being purified by the very road you travel and oxygenated by the tumbles you take. Know that there are greater things ahead than what you can see and I pray you strive to reach them.

I love you all so very much and wish you a very 
Happy New Year, 2013!

photo by Kristin on the way to the waterfall.

Love, Mother/Mimi/Merry