Christmas is over. The Christmas Music Marathon is complete for another year. All of the gifts have been unwrapped, and all of the food has been consumed. What do we do now?
I'm on vacation the rest of this week, so, at some point the decorations will come down. I have already started thinking about the 2012 edition of the Christmas Music Marathon and how I might make it better. First of all, I need to go back and catalog every song that I have posted during the first two marathons, find the very best ones and make sure that they are included in the 2012 edition. The very last post this year included a photo and scripture. The photo came from our primary tree. I think I will be adding more photos and scripture for the 2012 marathon.
Beginning January 2, I am officially semi-retired! I will be working three days a week. This will provide some more time for my wife and I to do a little traveling. We would both like to take a cruise, but we're having some difficulty deciding where we want to go. It will be either the Caribbean or Alaska. Oh, we don't have a time frame for it either.
This week will be spent with family. Christmas week is usually movie week at our house. We don't see that many movies during the year, but when Christmas week rolls around we will go to the movies several times. Sometime this week we're going to see Mission Impossible 4 with our daughter, son-in-law and the grandcrew. New Years Eve we will see War Horse with my sister-in-law and her husband. We've already seen Sherlock Holmes 2. It was very good.
2012 will begin with a trip to Dallas, TX and the Cotton Bowl where the Arkansas Razorbacks will take on the Kansas State Wildcats. We've never been to a major bowl game before, so this should be fun. Yes, I will have my camera and yes there will be photos posted the following week.
I am actually looking forward to 2012 and my reduced work schedule. I'm looking forward to spending more time with my wife and family. I'm looking forward to more fishing and a little more traveling. So, what does your new year look like? What do we do now?