Well, this wraps it up, dearies! (my pity to all who had had enough pictures in part one :) We just love to look at pictures over here... :)
If you enjoyed these, there are two great posts here, and here for those who might enjoy seeing more pictures of the evening!
Trying to get ready for a group picture...that's always a circus act. :)
Sweet Dee and Gabriella waltz...Lovely sistersWilliam Cleveland and William Stone...aww.
The Trio (I love you, Dee and Mee...)
Wow!! (OK, y'all, I officially have gorgeous brothers!! :P)
"Andrew the Awesome"
Around 11:00 the first wave goes out... :) The dancing continues...Abbi, Rebekah and GraceI love the way pine smells!!Around midnight, Daddy dear and several of the fathers prayed, told stories, and gave admonitions and encouragement for the new year. It was a very special, sober time together.Listening...Little Gracia's tiara-so beautiful!!It's so beautiful to see Titus 2 (3-5) being lived out. Thank You, Lord.Sweet Jonathan! Isn't he a chunky bundle!?
And this. :D Here's that group shot! Alyssa, this was one of our family's favorites from the evening...amazing, sista!
.....so suave and debonaire, John darling.
Martha Harriet reminds me of one of Vermeer's incredible masterpieces....
Cuties in Colonial
Emily's heirloom bracelet...beautiful, m'dear!
Some of the girls at around 2:00... (many of them had already gone home..alas, maybe next year we can take pictures before the evening starts, and get everyone in there... :)
Bretski finally leads in the final act of the evening: yea, 'tis slumber, sweet slumber in this new year of our Lord Jesus, 2010.
Farewell, yon readerlings...I shall posteth again in due time, God willing, of the many occurrances and curious sights that are seen on yonder farm. Also, mayhaps, it's many occupants might, at any given occasion, write out the thoughts and observations of the afore mentioned, if any should avail themselves to aid
The Devoted, yet sketchy at times, Scribe for the clan of Morton,