But before that - I got pictures of Lexi in the Halloween costume yesterday. (That"s Sara in the background).The foot of the sock has collapsed a bit, but you can see the variety of yarn and patterns I used in knitting the thing. Now it goes into storage - but I don't know if it will ever be used again.
I also got a picture of Lexi doing a trick Mother said her father could do - putting both feet behind her head. I was amazed since the beginning of her gymnastics classes by how flat she could go when sitting on the floor with her legs open and leaning forward. That's part of their limbering-up exercises at the beginning of each class. This trick makes use of that ability.I used to be pretty limber, but this was waaaay out of my range of abilities.
Now for Thanksgiving. Sara cooked a ham, dressing, green bean casserole and a couple of other things here. Alyssa and Lexi made twice-baked potatoes and a couple of pies at home and brought them here (they did the second baking of the potatoes here.) Reggie and his daughter Kyra came as well, after going to two other Thanksgiving meals. Trevor was working, so he didn't make it. There are left-overs in my refrigerator, as well as in Alyssa's and Reggie's.
While I had three twenty-somethings here, I had them do a few things I can't do myself, like take down the porch swing for the winter (I've lashed it to the post the last two years), straighten the skirt on my bed, and hem the costume I'll wear for the Walk through Bethlehem next week. Young people come in handy sometimes. I've always been pretty independent, but I'm learning to ask for help.
Yesterday, my sister and brother-in-law from Florida visited me. It was a very short visit, but they had been away from home for a week and wanted to get back to warm weather. They had even gotten to see snow in Louisville yesterday morning. (Sara said we had a little of the white stuff during the night, but it was all gone by the time I got up and the day was bright and sunny - but cold.) Mac said he liked snow when he was growing up in Stanford KY, but not now.