Saturday, December 01, 2012
Magic In The Air
I am a firm believer in giving children plenty of inspiration for imagination. I fostered a healthy imagination for my children and am doing so for my Grandchildren, at least for the two that don't have religious convictions that do not allow them to learn about things of a mystical nature. This weekend Emery is making a Tomte home for Mei and Yen to discover on their own when they are out exploring by the barn I spent the morning painting wee furniture, yet to have the designs painted on them, and staining tiny barrels and buckets to go inside the little house. There will be a tiny knitted cap to be found in the leaves by the house, left in haste no doubt, by one of the Tomte.
What fun we are having, creating an atmosphere of Christmas magic. We are getting to play all over again and create another generation of memories, just as my parents did for me and we did for our children.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...