The Year in Review

January brought sledding and snowshoeing.


February brought a birthday girl

and a winter weekend with extended family.


March brought a trip to the ocean with friends

and a trip to Florida to support Papa through surgery.


April brought a trip to Gettysburg,


a Green Mountain Youth Symphony Concert,

our final VT Symphony Concert with Yo-Yo Ma,

and a haiku-writing Easter bunny.

May brought Crew to our family,

a Knighting Ceremony,

Maypole Dancing,

modern dance recital

a 15th birthday,

and a class play.

June saw us up high in the mountains

and down on the rivers.


July saw Helen away for 6 weeks singing with Village Harmony.


August brought us to England --the British Museum,

Oxford,

and a week on a canal boat.

August also brought blueberries,

a final lake house visit with cousins,


and Hurricane Irene.

September brought 7th grade, 10th grade, fall crew,

and a final trip to the ocean.

October brought picnics on village greens,

some knitting,

and an odd Halloween.


November brought a big food drive and Martinmas party

and a snowy Thanksgiving.


December brought Revels,

a Green Mountain Youth Symphony concert,

a birthday,

lots of gift-making,

and many family visits.

What a Year!

sarah elwell  – (January 1, 2012 at 1:30 PM)  

that seems like a really great year! many blessings for 2012

KleinsteMotte  – (January 1, 2012 at 3:38 PM)  

You certainly captured some of your family's very special times in a time capsule of moder sorts. Thanks for sharing it. God Bless you in the NewYear!

Dawn  – (January 1, 2012 at 7:03 PM)  

Happy New Year to you Sarah! 2011 was quite a year. : )

Christine  – (January 1, 2012 at 9:21 PM)  

awwwww....what a great blog post Sarah!! You had such a wonderful year, and your such a great Mom....HUGS....miss you!

Nan  – (January 2, 2012 at 5:00 PM)  

Such a wonderful posting, and a great thing to do. Someday the girls will look back at this, and be so happy you did it.

willowcaroline  – (January 2, 2012 at 5:49 PM)  

What a lovely year to look back on. Wishing you more lovely adventures in 2012!

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