Counting Sheep On Christmas Eve

It is late here and everyone but me is tucked in bed resting up for tomorrow and all the excitement and activity that comes when family and friends gather to celebrate Christmas. It’s no surprise to me that I am still awake. I usually am on nights like this.

This week has been a whirl of going and doing right from the time we arrived late last Sunday and sleep has been even more scarce for me than normal. I think I will rest when we are finally home again in Cornwall next week.

For now spending time with the people I love is well worth missing a bit of sleep and with a little South Island sheep like the one on the Christmas tree above, I can imagine I am counting them in the field of New Zealand buttercups below.

For all who celebrate during this Christmas season, I hope you have the company of those you love around you now. Have a safe and Happy Christmas and I will be back in a few days.

12 thoughts on “Counting Sheep On Christmas Eve

  1. hahaha! Buttercups in New Zealand, home from home, and now you are ‘home’. Waht a trip it’s been, another world. You can see whay peopel get wanderlust, can’t you? Well, enjoy your Christmas, and what a lovely time you’ve shared.

    Safe travels, as always, to you both and love from the UK. x

  2. Hope you have had a wonderful time and havea very safe journey home ..:-)

    I am grateful for all that I have, house , warmth, food and family …. but was a little meeved as we wanted to fly off for christmas … looks like I will have to wait another year to have a holiday with my husband ..:-(

  3. Enjoy your time in the USA, snow and all. Can’t wait to see all your posted photos! Merry Christmas. Happy, Happy New Year.

  4. A very merry Christmas to you and yours!
    If you are in Georgia now, I hope this rare white Christmas is magical (and not causing any travel troubles for you!)

    Thanks for sharing so much in your blog – it’s always a real pleasure to read.

    Safe travels – and best wishes for the new year!

  5. Your words soothe me like nothing else I have found. Keep up the good work my friend and enjoy the love of friends and family this holiday season!

  6. What an awesome trip you’ve had. it must seem like one big fantastic dream that you don’t want to wake up from. I’m a bit late in wishing but I hope your Christmas at home has been all that you wanted it to be. Is it the first time John has been here, in Atlanta?

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