December, '17
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"On the first day of December, my advent calendar gave to me... one tiny spaceship..."  (12/1/17)



Books about robots and magic from Santa Joe.  (12/1/17)


Getting out of the house with Grandma's dogs.  (12/3/17)


Walking Fred and George.  (12/3/17)



Constructing a LEGO TARDIS.  (12/4/17)



"On the fifth day of December, my advent calendar gave to me... a tiny gingerbread house..."  (12/5/17)



The LEGO TARDIS visits the Playmobil doll house.  (12/6/17)


Getting her golden ticket punched.  (12/10/17)


"When Christmas comes to town..."  (12/10/17)


The Polar Express.  (12/10/17)


Meeting Santa Claus shortly before he gives the first gift of Christmas.  (12/10/17)


Right after The Polar Express, we rushed her to the Harmony Roadhouse recital where she played several pieces on piano and then sang "Popular" and "The Christmas Song."  (12/10/17)


Presenting her project on her interview of Grandma Janet.  (12/15/17)


Celebrating that ShadowSpinners Press accepted The Snake's Song as  Labyrinth of Souls novel.  (12/16/17)



Decorating Grandma's tree.  (12/18/17)


Decorating Grandma's dog.  (12/18/17)



Picking out ornaments and decorating herself.  (12/18/17)


Going for the full-on "just stepped out of a Rankin and Bass Christmas special" look.  (12/19/17)


Cookie extravaganza -- we baked three kinds, and I took homemade cookies to the Wordos holiday reading.  (12/19/17)



Such a happy craft.  (12/19/17)



The most exciting cookie cutters don't always make the sturdiest cookies.  (12/19/17)



Frosting cookie people is hard.  (12/19/17)



But so rewarding and fun.  (12/19/17)



Beautiful, colorful creations of sugar and butter.  (12/19/17)


Solstice snow.  (12/21/17)


Someone started snowballs nearly as soon as we got out of the car.  (12/21/17)


Totally covered in snow.  (12/21/17)


Sledder supreme.  (12/21/17)



Someone got cold and was ready to go home.  (12/21/17)


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