Thursday, December 25, 2008

Day 55/365 All I Want For Christmas Is the Loch Ness Monster

We always have a traditional Christmas at our house, you know, the kind with a concrete Loch Ness Monster circling your tree. This Nessie was my Christmas present from my daughter and husband, destined for either my Swing Garden or the new wetlands pond in the backyard.

It seems they have been hiding it all over for the last couple months or so - first in the brush pile (which, after 5 years, I decided to clean up this fall -meaning they had to quickly smuggle it off to another hiding spot), then upstairs, disguised under blankets.

This sunny Christmas morning Nessie finally got to come out and swim around the Christmas tree. Eventually in the spring she will have a new pond just for her.

She's got a beautiful face, complete with little ears, and detailed scaling, just like the real Nessie in Loch Ness, Scotland. Yes, I do believe, I do believe......

Even though Seri played Catzilla earlier this week, she backed down when faced with a real monster.

After a few contemplative moments, she decided it was best to make friends, possibly form an alliance, and then snuggle next to Nessie.
From our Celtic home to you and yours - we hope all your Christmas' were bright!


  1. What a great Christmas gift from you dh & dd - and Merry Christmas to you and yours.

  2. How cool! So funny they had to keep hiding it from you. And I LOVE Seri's green glow eyes. So mystical, just like Nessie!! I, too, believe. I do believe :)

  3. What an awesome gift:) Funny that they hid it in the brush pile and then you decided this was the year to clean it up!