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Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Bingo Game at KYKS

Bingo starts January 5th.  Don't miss out!!!  Click on the KYKS button at the top of the page, join the group and go to the Bingo forum for rules about what you should do to participate.  The choices to make your 'bingo card' from are in one of the messages.  We know how to have fun!!!!

Again, don't miss it!

Cathryn

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Stitching Update


This is where I am with the Little House Needleworks ABC samplers.  I am now working on OPQ (bottom right) LMN is on the bottom left.

Hope your Christmas holiday was blessed and joyous!

Hugs & prayers,
Cathryn

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Everywhere Everywhere Christmas Tonight

My annual post:

A Christmas Carol
Words: Bishop Phillips Brooks (1835-1893)
Source: Phillips Brooks, Christmas Songs and Easter Carols (New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1903).
The links to Brooks and Redner open in new windows at an external site.

Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night!
Christmas in lands of the fir tree and pine,
Christmas in lands of the palm tree and vine;
Christmas where snow-peaks stand solemn and white,
Christmas where corn-fields lie sunny and bright;
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

Christmas where children are hopeful and gay,
Christmas where old men are patient and gray,
Christmas where peace, like a dove in its flight,
Broods o'er brave men in the thick of the fight;
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

For the Christ-child who comes is the Master of all,
No place too great and no cottage too small;
The Angels who welcome Him sing from the height,
"In the city of David, a King in His might."
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

Then let every heart keep its Christmas within
Christ's pity for sorrow, Christ's hatred for sin.
Christ's care for the weakest, Christ's courage for right,
Christ's dread of the darkness, Christ's love of the light.
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.

So the stars of the midnight which compass us round
Shall see a strange glory, and hear a sweet sound,
And cry, "Look! the earth is aflame with delight,
O sons of the morning, rejoice at the sight."
    Everywhere, everywhere, Christmas to-night.


(Boston: Parish Choir, 1916), Carol 368

Sunday, December 11, 2016

My Blogiversary is Coming - GIVEAWAY!

I am giving away the two charts just below that I have stitched by Little House Needleworks.  You must be a 'follower' of this blog to enter.  The charts are Poinsettia and Joy and Peace.  They are quick to do and fun.  You can start on next Christmas.  I will be drawing a winner at the end of the month.  Good Luck!  :D

Blessings on your Sunday.
Cathryn

Friday, December 9, 2016

Another Stitching Finish

for a Christmas card.

Little House Needleworks "Joy and Peace"

Hope you are enjoying your holiday season.  I know I am.

Wishing you "Joy and Peace".

Cathryn