“A birthday!” She was excited! “When?” A big smile overtakes her face, “Ok! Let the planning begin!” This would be the Ludvigson Lace Lady. Yesterday. Today. Forever. She loves planning birthday celebrations! “Put together some whimdingers for my boys, growing up!” She recalls vividly. “And Tim’s surprise birthday party back when he was turning 30 was … More Life is Lovelier With Lace. . . And Birthdays!
“Love is in the air!” She smiled and silently leaped with youthful joy. In her 60+ physical realm, the Ludvigson Lace Lady wisely limits leaping stunts to emergency exits out of burning buildings! But the leaping is nonetheless true – deep within!
“My son is soon to unite with his bride with great celebration!” Another leap implodes in the LLL’s heart.
And if that was not enough celebration, Tim and she are about to celebrate 37 years of marriage. “And it seems just like yesterday that we were planning our own wedding!”
She was reminded of the beautiful Marriage Prayer, narrated by Bill Pierce. “It was shared at my mom and dad’s 50th.”
And the Ludvigson Lace Lady still prays this prayer regularly for herself and Tim. “And for other dearly loved couples in my life!”
The valued memory of the ‘Marriage Prayer’ was shared sometime last year. “In my blog! Let’s share it again! And don’t forget to listen to the utube of Bill Pierce reading the prayer! What a voice!”
Christmas. Mid-December. Department stores are filled with frantic shoppers. Those who prefer waiting for the holiday spirit to provoke them to buy, or those who have no idea what to purchase – just need a gift. And finally, those who are waiting for their holiday paycheck to purchase those special gifts. Also, in mid-December, … More Life is Lovelier With Lace…and Teetotaling Christmas Parties!
Loving ‘Christmas in July!’ Made some popcorn in a Christmas tin the other day! For my grandchildren and my daughter-in-law. A treat after swimming!
…made me reminisce about Christmas! Only six months away!
I wonder if Hummer is prepping Christmas music already. She always said, “You have to practice months ahead!
I think I’ll bring my Christmas tin of popcorn over to her, and talk Christmas cookies! … More Life is Lovelier With Lace…and Christmas Popcorn Tins!
Christmas in July!
Aww…yes! We need something to cool us off.
“Especially in the heat of Texas!” the Ludvigson Lace Lady reminds us…again.
“You goes outside and immediately wilt; you step inside, and soon you freeze from air conditioner temps!”
But the ‘freeze’ part is really okay with her.
“That’s why I made the Lacey Summer CloverField Aftgan! Check it out! Perfect for hot summers!”
LUDVIGSON LACE ♡ Aftcra
You might enjoy basking in the coolness of a Christmas past or a Christmas to come, while reading one of the ‘coolest’ Ludvigson Lace Lady blog of December, 2016.
“And get ready! It’s only 5 months away!” … More Life is Lovelier than Lace… and the Christmas Wrap
“I beat her this time!” she announced to her older sister upon entering their pink ruffly bedroom. (“Decor, not by me!” the young Ludvigson Lace Lady would adamantly point out. ) Her sister, Sheryl – 15 months older – was responsible. “We did everything together. Or we used to, anyway. Sheryl had gotten so…feminine.” The Ludvigson … More Life is Lovelier with Lace. . . And the Charm School Challenge
Even she was deathly afraid to step out of the vehicle and enter the premises. “Why did I even set this up?” “But I must take courage. Follow through with this commitment. For their sakes. My sons. If I turn and run, they will learn to do the same.” So she placed her foot on … More Life is Lovelier With Lace…and The Music Tyrant
“How many summersaults can you do?” my cousin asked me as we both dove into the water once again, with the renewed challenge. “Three!” came Diane’s response. “Let’s try for four! Ready, set, go!” We were just off the dock, waiting for Uncle Jerry to start up the speed boat for waterskiing. “Who’ll go … More Life is Lovelier with Lace…and Swimmimg!
“We need a fun 4th of July tradition…” The Ludvigson Lace Lady blurted out to her husband. They had just moved to a new home in a small town. “I understand the city council voted against fire works again. No money. Driving two hours to the Cities for evening fireworks with the four boys is … More Life is Lovelier With Lace…and a 4th of July Picnic!
“Get down in the basement,” my dad was yelling from our back yard. He saw it coming across the empty field just beyond our house. We lived in a new, but flourishing housing development. We were one of the first houses on the block. So the tornado, unbeknownst to this little girl, was enjoying open … More Life is Lovelier With Lace. . . And Storms!