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Come Sit By Me A While: Snowflakes and Laughter.

Updated on June 19, 2013
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ERIN AND VAL'S GARDEN.
ERIN AND VAL'S GARDEN. | Source

Well how nice to see you all here this morning again. Shake the snow from your boots and get these steaming hot cuppas down you.

Isn't it all so beautiful; it sure gives that pure sense of well being.

My grandchildren are having such fun in the snow but I have to admit that it brings out that child in me too!!

The child that is never very far from the surface anyway.

What can be more pure than a child's laughter ;what can be more precious than holding a child so close to our hearts to love and protect them.

I realise just how blessed I am to be surrounded by children's laughter ; to have the arms of a little one around my neck saying those precious words "I love you Mamgu !"

The greatest love of all does indeed happen inside of me !!!

We could search the skies for wondrous gems;for miracles to light our days when most of the time they are right here in our hearts and soul.

I love each and everyone of them so dearly and it is with a happy heart that I now share the laughter of little ones in our snow filled Wales with you all !!!

Gather round !!

The Snowman.

KRYSTAL AND RILEY PROUDLY SHOWING OFF THEIR SNOWMAN.
KRYSTAL AND RILEY PROUDLY SHOWING OFF THEIR SNOWMAN.

HAIKU.

A wondrous snowman

Standing so tall and so proud

Each child's joyous face.


Laughter In The Snow.

MY SON IN LAW IAN AND CHARLIE IN THE SNOW.
MY SON IN LAW IAN AND CHARLIE IN THE SNOW. | Source
WONDROUS !!!
WONDROUS !!! | Source
MR.SNOWMAN.
MR.SNOWMAN. | Source
CARMEL BEING LITTLE MISS INDEPENDANT.
CARMEL BEING LITTLE MISS INDEPENDANT. | Source
CHARLIE AND NEYO
CHARLIE AND NEYO | Source
WOW ONE BIG SNOWBALL !!!
WOW ONE BIG SNOWBALL !!! | Source
NEYO'S SNOWBALL.
NEYO'S SNOWBALL. | Source
CARMEL LOVING THE SNOW
CARMEL LOVING THE SNOW | Source
CARMEL AND NEYO OUT FOR THE COUNT.
CARMEL AND NEYO OUT FOR THE COUNT. | Source
CHARLIE
CHARLIE | Source
ELLIE AND CHARLIE.
ELLIE AND CHARLIE. | Source
IAN AND CHARLIE.
IAN AND CHARLIE. | Source

RICTAMETER.

Laughter

Wonderful sounds

Oh yes how magical

I love this winter wonderland

Mother Nature's kingdom so tall and bright

Oh how my heart does fill with joy

Caressing each wonder

That heart lifting

Laughter.

A World So Pure;A World So Bright.

Watching the snow falling as I write away.
Watching the snow falling as I write away. | Source
Our patio covered in snow
Our patio covered in snow | Source
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The patio this morning.
The patio this morning. | Source
OUR DRAGON SILHOUETTED AGAINST THE DUSK SKIES.
OUR DRAGON SILHOUETTED AGAINST THE DUSK SKIES. | Source
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ACROSTIC.

A world so pure so bright.

x

What a wondrous sight

I feel that magic

Never to darken

To taste and never let go

Each dawn,each moment,each day

Readily I share with you all.

x

When a bright dawn beckons

Oh world cocooned in virginal bliss

Never to cry,never to crumble

Darkness discarded

Eternal magic embraces

Reaching for those horizons

Laden with snow tinged gifts

All days seeped in sincere appreciation

Never a truer beauty from within

Dear friends I share with you all


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Here's to hoping you all had a good time today again and have a safe journey home.

Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

Eddy.

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      Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

      Oh I loved seeing all the pictures of your family here and made the snow that much more beautiful. Your words complimented the action going on here so perfectly. Just beautiful as always, Eddy and seriously thanks for sharing!! Have of course voted way up and shared all over!!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      You are so welcome Janine and your words mean so much .I wish you a wonderful day too with your beautiful family.

      Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Good Morning, Eddy! Thank you for sharing the wonderful pictures of your grandkids. They look like they're having a ball - a snowball, that is. Ha ha!

      You've started my day off with a smile once again, my friend!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      So pretty and so fun! I am quite jealous that you have snow and we don't. Great pics, and lovely writing of course.

      love,

      billy

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      Shining Irish Eyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

      I so appreciate your sharing the lighter side of the snow. Beautiful family and wonderful warmth given me while reading.

      Blessings Eddy

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Shauna as always your comment is so kind and caring and of course so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      It is pretty and so much fun and I am so glad you enjoyed this one. Have a wonderful day and I am glad to hear that Bev is better.

      Lots of love

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Beckie and I wish you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Eddy thank you for the cup of tea. Just lovely. My sweet friend from wales. And to top it off sweet childrens voices.

      Cheers my friend

      Voted up and sharing

      Debbie

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Great material, Eddy, and fantastic pictures. If I were there, I would be playing right in the middle of it all with the kids. I could teach them how to snowshoe and cross country ski. There were a few flakes here a few weeks ago, and to be honest, I miss it. I would love to be able to get a few snow scenes with the birds.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      You made me smile today Eddy--although the snow looks awfully cold!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      The pictures are adorable. I used to build a snowman with my son and loved every minute, now i freeze if i step outside..LOL

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      GPAGE 4 years ago from California

      Hello Eddy! Just stopped by to see what you are up too! I enjoyed this very much.....I miss Wales....plan on going there again one day soon...I'm off to London for meetings, Ireland and possibly Scotland this year.....Really loved seeing the pics here too......Lovely! Best, G

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Are you reading my mind? Thank you for sending me the needed pictures

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Eddi, wow , love the pictures.... thats a lot of snow there.! they looked like they were having such fun. thank you for the experience and the sharing of the pictures Eddi, you have filled me with a warm memory .

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      Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Eddy, I love these wonderful happy family pictures - the snowmen are great!

      Looks as though you still have plenty of snow, we still have about 7 inches here....

      Much love, Lesley

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      What fun you've been having with your lovely family. You must have had a big snowfall and they were certainly making the most of it. Love all your photos, too.

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      Pamela Oglesby 4 years ago from United States

      I love your pictures as they really reflect all the fun children have in the snow. Your poetry is excellent too. You are right in saying there is nothing so precious as the laughter of children. I love my grandchildren too.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much to

      DEBBIE

      DEB

      AUDREY

      MICHAEL

      BLOSSOM

      PAMELA

      RUBY

      MARTIN

      GPAGE

      LESLEY

      for each and every comment.

      Each one is so greatly appreciated and I wish you all a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      i love you too, Mamgu - your joy de vive and inner contentment are simply...calming...

      And your grandchildren's happy smiles and pink cheeks are absolutely adorable!

      The snow? THAT i can live without - it's about 40 below zero here - 4 feet of snow - and my car hasn't started for 2 days..

      Grrrr...

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Eddy, great pics. Despite the cold, this hub gives off a warm and cosy feeling, it radiates love and togetherness. Heartfelt!

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A wonderful job here I have never experienced snow like that.

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      Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

      Beautiful! What a happy family you have, Eddy! I used to play with my son in the snow when he was small. It was fun. Thanks for sharing this. Have a lovely weekend!

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      Bumpsysmum 4 years ago from Cambridgeshire

      What great pics, such a lovely, happy family image Eddy. You are truly blessed. Mighty words to support them too.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Eddy,

      It does not snow in my city, but usually outskirts have plenty of snowfalls. Unfortunately, it did not snow even in the city outskirts. These pictures remind me what I'm missing this winter.

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      Genna East 4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      My first grandchild – a granddaughter, baby Charlotte (Charlie) -- is due in a matter of just a few days. I am a huge smile and a joyous heart in anticipation of her arrival. This wonderful hub fills me with memories of when I was a little girl – fun times I will be sharing with her as well. Such fun in the snow, Eddy, and reminders of how the child within us all -- is never very far from the surface. Wonderful hub, dear Eddy. ;-)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. This is wonderful Eddy. Looks like our side of the world with all the snow. Loved the pics. Passing this on.

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      Rosemary Sadler 4 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      This brought so many memories Eddy, It looks as though your grandchildren are having a whale of a time. The snow looks quite deep in places you must have had a great deal.

      We on the other hand are on drought warning.

      Lovely photos as usual. Thank you for sharing

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

      Your family looks so happy in the snow. My children have similar smiles when we go outside in the snow too. Thank you. Jamie

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Jamie and I wish you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

      Snow fun! Thanks for sharing your snowtime with us. :) Seeing the kids have such fun brings smiles… :) When we have a first snow that blankets everything in brilliant white it is as if the world has been remade. The hushed quiet beauty that gives us such mixed feelings--don't move or breath or do anything to disturb it verses rush out into the splendor and embrace it with hands and feet and laughter--always an amazing time. Here in the lower SE USA, however, we wouldn't quite know what to do with as much snow as it appears you get!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much RTalloni for this wonderful comment; so many of us love those very first snows ; it gives a lift and the hushed beauty of the land is always so truly amazing.

      Here's to wishing you a wonderful Sunday.

      Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

      Eddy.

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