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Again with the rainy chilly...Happy New Year's Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2013


Happy New Year's Eve to all.

As you can see by the photo above we are still in our wet cold spell. I have like 5 layers on here...but the doggies still want their walk. I am glad that I had this winter lined coat downhere that is waterproof. Gosh I think I am living in Seattle again. But I am healthy and feeling good and know that the sun will return in a day or two. It's funny though how when you are used to good weather all the time how all we do is talk about it when it's bad. My blood is used to the nice warmth of the sun though and really misses it.

Today would have been my father's birthday. He was born on New Year's Eve and my mother was born on 4th of July. My father died on Easter....so many significant days have other meanings to me. So Happy Birthday Daddy. I miss you so very much!

DH and I aren't ones to go out for New Year's as we aren't into all the "crazy people" drinking and such. We will have a quiet evening at home and cuddled by our space heater and electric blanket or out in the outdoor living room with the fireplace going. Yesterday we got the temp up in that room to 70 which felt great.

Here's to all of us making good decisions and looking forward to a healthy Happy New Year!
Cheers
Sallie
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JODROX 1/1/2014 9:36AM

    Happy New Year! That's my kind of NYE party - low key, small crowd :)

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    Happy 2014 to you my friend emoticon

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PMFISH 12/31/2013 11:14PM

    Sunny skies for 2014! Happy New Year!

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123ELAINE456 12/31/2013 9:22PM

  Rain Rain Go Away Come Some Other Day!!! This is what I wish for You Right Now. Let's hope the Warm Sun Shine Weather comes back real soon for You. I love the Picture of the Mountain. You look very Nice in your Winter Jacket with the Dogs. Have a Wonderful Happy New Years. I don't drink so plan staying home and watching Fox News to bring in the New Year. May You and DH have Many Blessings in the coming Year. Enjoy the Evening with DH.



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GOANNA2 12/31/2013 9:08PM

    Happy New Year Sallie. It is nice to get rugged
up sometimes. I stayed home last night and
didn't even make it to watch the fireworks.
Just resting today and will start by mindful
eating. Have a great New Year and I hope the
sunshine comes back soon. Here's some sun
from Australia to warm your days. emoticon


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MOBYCARP 12/31/2013 6:42PM

    Happy New Year to you, Sallie. I'm not into crazy drinking, either; I'm into parking my car in the garage before sunset on New Year's Eve and leaving it there till morning. No rain here today, and the snow was light enough that it will blow off the driveway. Seasonal weather, but not bad for where I live. Then again, I have heat in my house. emoticon

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BOOKAPHILE 12/31/2013 5:01PM

    Happy New Year, Sallie.
May 2014 be a little warmer and dryer for you soon.

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LOLA_LALA 12/31/2013 2:50PM

    Happy New Year, Sallie, and here's to a wonderful 2014 for you and your husband. I'm sure your dad's heart would have been warmed by your sweet remembrance of him...and his special birthday! I love this picture of you and the doggies - adorable, though you really do look as if Seattle were your backdrop in that picture emoticon It's in the thirties today where we are, so I hope that's a little consolation...plus, we're expecting a few inches of that "white stuff" on Thursday and Friday. Stay warm! We're not big New Year's Eve drinkers, either (we don't even drink! :)

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STRIVERONE 12/31/2013 1:07PM

    Happy New Year. I hope you have a wonderful 2014.
Coincidentally, my mother's birthday is today also. She turns 83 and she too is an ex-pat. She retired to Rio de Janeiro around 1985 and she loves it there.

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MEADSBAY 12/31/2013 12:38PM

    Happy healthy 2014, Peanut!
Hope the sun returns soon.
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BAMAJAM 12/31/2013 11:39AM

  Happy New Year to you, Sallie!
What a sentimental time for you...
Your area is truly beautiful-- awesome scenery!
Cheers!!

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FRANNIEDID 12/31/2013 11:37AM

    My Dad's birthday would be today too. I do so miss him. Happy New Years, remember your dad with love today and I will remember mine too!

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KATRINAKAT23 12/31/2013 11:24AM

  I will trade you places. Right now it is minus 51c with windchill which is -59f . The actual temp is -38c which is -36f

I know how you feel though, you are in a warm place and are used to the warmth. I hate the cold even though I should be used to it. I am bundled up on the couch and am going to watch a movie.

Happy New Year!! I hope it warms up for both of us. emoticon emoticon

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JANTHEBLONDE 12/31/2013 11:06AM

    Love the picture of the mountain... absolutely breathtaking! You look so cute bundled up! Happy New Year's Sallie!
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AALLEY2 12/31/2013 10:59AM

    Happy New Year! Love the pics!
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WENDYSPARKS 12/31/2013 10:49AM

    Happy New Year!! emoticon

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LIS193 12/31/2013 10:36AM

    Happy New Year! Wishing you good health and lots of sunshine!
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SLENDERELLA61 12/31/2013 10:32AM

    Happy New Years to you, too, Sallie! You look appropriately bundled up for the weather. The mountain is beautiful in a different way on such a day. Those dogs look like great companions!! Wishing you a very healthy and happy 2014!!! -Marsha

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