Saturday, December 31, 2011

Out with the old

Copyright ã Cheryl Coville 2011
Here we are again at the last day of a year. You know what they say.... if you don't know your history, you're doomed to repeat it. Well, there are bits of this past year we'd rather not repeat (like the 6th Nerve Palsy whose possible return sits heavily on our minds) but there were also really terrific things that happened, too.

We saw the happy marriage of the youngest Coconut and the birth of a precious GreatCocoNiece and the engagement of the oldest Coconut. We visited and were visited by lots of extended family and reconnected with our cousins-in-the-Big City. We traveled. Not a lot, but enough! We're pleased to continue long-standing friendships and also to have made new, good friends, both in person and virtually through this blog.

As well, we've picked up a couple of new interests. Last year, on this day, if anyone had predicted we'd be fascinated by cookie decorating, we would have told them they were out of their everlovin' minds! But here we are, up to our snouts in Royal Icing.....and loving it.

Copyright ã Cheryl Coville 2011

And the beads!!! Who could have forseen the micro macramé addiction?

Yes, it's been an interesting year and if we turn and look toward 2012, who could possibly predict what might be waiting for us?

We can only hope there's something good in store for all of us.

Happy New Year, everyone!
Copyright ã Cheryl Coville 2011

PS  Does the cookie image look familiar? 

It's a sugary take on this: 


  1. Could never have predicted the changes in my life either, A toast to a happier and healthier New Year.

  2. I am way behind on commenting on your wonderful blog, which I enjoy so much. Your cookies, well…there’s nothing to say except OMG. How can anyone eat those exquisite creations?! Your talents ,perspective, wit, and wisdom…you are just amazing and I am so grateful to have met and connected with you. Best wishes for a wonderful 2012. (And I laughed outloud at the mention of the Coconuts - too funny! *-)


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