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Monday, December 15, 2014

Checking In




Hello dear friends.  I'm just checking in.  I got back last night from Austin, Texas.  I spent the weekend there visiting my #1 and 96-year-old father.  We had a great time and the weather was absolutely beautiful.

I've got a lot of things going on this week so my posts will be sparse.  

I leave you with one of my favorite groups singing a darling rendition of Twelve Days of Christmas.










Happy Monday!




Katie Clooney
Katie Clooney

I'm Katie. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am an empty nester meandering through my middle-aged years while entangled in the never-ending process of renovating an antique home on the South Shore of Massachusetts. I love to write about books, movies, TV, celebrities, decorating, and weekend adventures. My favorite writing material is derived from my family: the Mister, my girls, #1 and #2, and my two untrainable, rambunctious pups, Chowdah and Chili.

13 comments:

  1. Welcome home Katie. Thanks for checking in.
    Denise

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  2. I am so glad that your Dad is going strong at 96! My grandmother lived to 100years old so you have good genes too my friend!

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  3. Have a wonderful week, Katie! God bless your 96 year old Dad. What a blessing to have him in your life. xo Diana

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  4. Katie,

    I loved the group. Who are they>

    Bobbie Allgood

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    1. Bobbie -

      They are Straight No Chaser. They are wonderful!

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  5. It's the last big week of running around, so I hope you get it all done!

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  6. Love Straight No Chaser! The are the best men's accapella group!!

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  7. Hellooo and my fond Christmas greetings to you, dear Katie

    Here I am ( at last ) it is so lovely to read of your visit to your father, what a wonderful age he is, such a blessing for you to be with him. I hope he will have a very happy Christmas

    I have also been away a few days, but now Im doing a good 'elf' impression :).....I love love your friend's tartan and green decor, it is gorgeous.. and I shall enjoy the 12 days of Christmas and sing along
    sending love to you as always, across the pond xxxxxxx

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  8. I loved that group and the song - I sent it to myself.

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  9. Awe, 96 years old, how sweet! My Dad is 85 and I feel very blessed to still have him. I think we are all pretty busy right now and many of our blogs will be sparse in the days ahead. Always good to check in with you. Christmas blessings!

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  10. Welcome home and we hope Dad is up to his tricks again!
    xxoo
    C + C

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  11. I just saw Straight No Chaser in Hershey, PA. They sing The Twelve Days of Christmas as an encore. Love them too.

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  12. you are a funny lady, never heard this rendition. happy holidays

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