Our First Snow Storm

Our first snow storm of the not quite winter season (2020-2021) arrived on December 16 and just like that the view of our neighborhood changed. I went out early the next day to enjoy the view and the peacefulness in the air. Have you noticed how blue the sky looks right after a snow storm especially when the sun is shining? It is just glorious. Here are some of the photos I took. I hope you enjoy them. How ironic it would be if this is the year we get snow on Christmas day when ou...
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Christmas Lights CAR Parade

Sure none of us has liked this pandemic, none of us has enjoyed 2020 but despite of it all a couple of good things have resulted from it. We had a wonderful 4th of July Patriotic Car Parade and now we are going to have our first Christmas Lights Car Parade that not even Santa would miss. He is going to be in the parade!! Note: We have reviewed the parade route after our recent snow storm and it seems our roads are clear and safe to drive. Should anything change we will adjust accordingly to ...
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Pumpkin GLOW During COVID times

collage of carved pumpkins in the dark
After many years of Trick-o-Treating as a child, carving pumpkins is where the fun is for the grown ups. Our community Pumpkin GLOW was amazing! We had 66 pumpkins carved by families in our neighborhood. They lined our community park and were illuminated with LED string lights so they could go GLOW all night and that they did indeed. Thank you to ALL the volunteer carvers, job well done! I am so glad we did not have to pick the best carved pumpkin, it would have been hard to ch...
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Holiday Food Drive

Food-Drive
All food donations go to the St. Vincent de Paul organization's food pantry. They help feed families in need in Howard County. They also support Grassroots, The Salvation Army and other organizations' Food Pantry. Please share your blessings. Food items needed: Canned Beef StewCanned Wieners of Vienna SausageCanned Hearty SoupsCanned FruitPasta SauceCanned Tomato sauce or Canned TomatoesCerealOatmealBoxed Macaroni and CheeseCanned meatballs Spaghetti O's or RavioliJuice BoxesCanned Mi...
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Halloween Decorations 2020

3 ghost balloons
The end of the year is fast approaching bringing with it the holiday season. This year though this holiday season is not going to be like any previous one we have experienced and enjoyed. COVID-19 is still around and expected to be worse than before. Despite of it all, I am happy to see Halloween decorations in our neighborhood bringing smiles to us all. Several of them are quite extensive. Here are a few of them: Here is a video from photos taken around the neighborhood. Enj...
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