Here's a photo blog of the Murray family's year, circa 2011.
Time to put away all the Christmas decorations ... until next year.  (January 3, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011On the inside ..... looking out.  (January 4, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011Larry and I both started the year off with a cold -- which meant we had to share the blankets.  (January 4, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011It's snowing again!  (January 6, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011At least it's nice fluffy snow.  :-)(January 6, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011A couple of hours after I took these shots, the pine cones were completely buried! (January 6, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011Jude surprised me with a call from Australia today!  (January 6, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011It was time for our first photo scavenger hunt of the new year -- and my photo assistants Ashley and Ava were on hand to help.  These two actresses make it easy to get the photos I need.  This one wasMore snow is on the way!  (January 11, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011More snow -- just a few inches, but accompanied by freezing temps and high winds.  So, this is about how we're feeling about winter right  now .....  (January 20, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011Today we had some fun in the snow!  To see more of those photos, click <a href="http://irishmurr.smugmug.com/Events/Desperate-Housewives/Desperate-Housewives-2011/15490478_Xnicw#1160036183_ZNHnm">hereWhen we came inside, it was time for some hot chocolate!  (January 15, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011Today was Ashley's 10th birthday party!  Happy Birthday Ash!  To see more of those photos, click <a href="http://irishmurr.smugmug.com/gallery/15501503_q4G5W#1161196587_WZpqM">here</a>.  (January 15,Today we went down to Windows on the River for Great Lakes Brewing Company's holiday party -- and you know I couldn't resist taking some photos of the city.  (January 16, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011The patio outside Windows on the River certainly looks different than it does in the summer!  (January 16, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011Great Lakes Brewing Company's holiday party was casino-themed -- and a great time was had by all!  To see more of those photos, as well as a video, click <a href="http://irishmurr.smugmug.com/gallery/Larry's a member of the clean plate club.  :-)(January 20, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011I've been wanting to try a collage of all the wine corks we have, and today was the day.  (January 21, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011Time to bake some cookies!  (January 22, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011And not just any kind of cookies -- Valentine Cookies!  (January 22, 2011)© Carolyn S. Murray 2011