It is time for the first post of 2020, and one of my favorite annual traditions, the past year in pictures! As always, it is difficult to decide whether to choose the most artistic picture of the the month or the one that is most representative of the month, so what you see below will be a mixture of both.
On January 12 my sister had a baby! This is a picture of William meeting his cousin for the first time.
John and I went to San Francisco again in February to visit Teddy. My next big picture post will be about our visits because I have taken so many beautiful pictures there. So I am sharing this picture that I took at the Chicago Airport on the way there because I think it is cool.
After the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Knoxville, Lorelei and her cousin Ella had fun posing and taking pictures in this art-covered alley.
I had fun experimenting with the Portrait option on my iPhone this year. I took this picture of dogwood blossoms during one of my rosary walks before morning Mass.
Our precious nephew and Godson, Leo, made his First Holy Communion at Sacred Heart Cathedral in May. I just love his sweet expression.
This was taken at one of the parties during my 30-year college Reunion–from the top of the Watergate Hotel, with the sun setting over my alma mater.
John and I went on a cruise–our -first–to celebrate our 30th anniversary. This photo was taken in Bermuda.
We went on an impromptu family vacation to Myrtle Beach over the Labor Day weekend. I love this colorful shot of the boardwalk.
I continue to enjoy sitting on my front porch, even with this nightly visitor, who was inches away from my foot when I took this picture. I have learned to make no sudden moves, and all has been well, although our cats have not always been so lucky.
My kids REALLY get into Halloween. Look closely and you will see that our porch visitor was undeterred by the spooky decor.
A rare early November snowfall decorates the first berries ever on this nandina bush, which I transplanted from my grandmother’s garden several years ago.
Christmas 2019. All the Sholly kids were home and enjoyed brunch at the Crowne Plaza downtown.
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