Sunday, December 13, 2009

Sacha helps decorate for Christmas 2009 - Sacha hielp mee de Kerstversiering 2009


photo copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong
Sacha loves the Christmas Tree - Dec. 2009

I've been helping decorate the house for Christmas (Kerst) and I really do love my Christmas Tree (Kerstboom). I sit in the window sill and make sure "mom" gets everything done right! I'm especially fond of this Saint Nick card ornament - so pretty when it spins around & around as I bat it about. ;o)

I also helped make this Christmas bow decoration ...

photo copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong
Sacha helps with the Christmas Bow - Dec. 2009

Something distracts me ...

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Sacha gets distracted - Dec. 2009

Now the Christmas bow is done...

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Sacha declares the Christmas Bow Finished! - Dec. 2009

Next task (a cat's work is never done): I have to help my humans with their Christmas cards - this ornament reminds me to make sure they post them this week.

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Christmas Post Ornament - Dec. 2009

Someone, in their *infinite wisdom*, closed down the post office (postkantoor) in our village - just before this December!! Now we have to go into the city to post packages or important mail, because the people at the grocery store (or other little shops) where you can buy stamps, have no clue and are not real postal workers. We can't do a thing about it, either - local post offices seem to be a dieing breed in the Netherlands. I don't know what good can come of all the post offices in Holland getting shut down... sad really. Buying stamps at the grocery store doesn't seem right to me and I'm just a cat, mind you!. (rant over)

What? Did I hear someone say it's time to bake cookies?

photo copyright Judith Nijholt-Strong
Sacha Looking Like an Alien by the Christmas Tree -Dec. 2009
(sorry for the crappy photo - Sacha sticks her nose in the camera all the time and she moves too fast. lol! ~ judy)

Cookies? I get to make the cookies too??!! Ok, but only if "mom" promises to make me some Chirstmas Cookie Mice this year (because she didn't last year...*grumble*)

Gotta go then ... cookies (koekjes) !!

tot ziens,
Sacha the "kat in klompen"

1 comment:

Meisie said...

You're doing a great job there Sacha..remember to take pics of the baking ok? I'm going to go and do some baking myself just now!

It is looking so festive Judy...I too find buying stamps at any store(drug stores for us)so strange. I hope they never close our local one down...ugh..very sad indeed.


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