Saturday, December 10, 2005

Artsy Christmas to you

This year, I have decided the Christmas tree is to be decorated solely in homemade ornaments. Accordingly, we spent all morning cutting out snowflakes, watercoloring paper to cut into shapes, experimenting with walnut shells, and separating the youngest's fingers when he repeatedly affixed them to one another with a gluestick (washable, no worries).

What a lovely tree we'll have! How much togetherness while we handcraft ornament after ornament!

Did I mention I cannot find the box with all of our ornaments from years past?

ad rem
Relevant; pertinent.
To the point; relevantly.
[Latin : ad, to + rem, accusative of rēs, matter, thing.]
"ad rem." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 10 Dec. 2005.

I know the box is here. I just don't quite know where. It's not really lost. Rather, it's

Lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place Synonym: misplaced.
"mislaid." WordNet 1.7.1. Princeton University, 2001. 10 Dec. 2005.