CUMC Bell Choir: Prince of Peace

Merry Christmas from the world-famous Diamond Ringers children’s bell choir!

And, yes, that’s Karen directing. Felicia is third from the left and Jocelyn is third from the right, with Kiana next to her. Enjoy!

CUMC: Prince of Peace from David Keller on Vimeo.

A Relaxing 4th in San Jose

Wait? What did we do to celebrate Independence Day in San Jose this year? Nothing? You’re kidding me! 😉

It’s been a long time since we were actually home for a Fourth of July. Since 2004, to be exact … or only once since Felicia was born, and certainly not that she can remember.

So, […]

Most Wonderful DAY of The Year

It’s Christmas Day of course! And it brings our traditional Mommy Christmas Carol for 2011, which is a fun mash-up of Martin-Keller Family memes.

2011: The Most Wonderful DAY of The Year

First of all, the official song isn’t “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” That’s a totally different song, and it […]

The 2011 Christmas Card

GrandPaPa: “Claus for a Cause”

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Carol of the Jingle Bells

The “Diamond Ringers” youth bell choir directed by Karen had holiday double duty today, performing twice in the morning serices and a third time in an afternoon Christmas Concert at Campbell United Methodist Church.

If you missed it, here they are with “Carol of the Bells” from this morning and “Jingle Bells” form this afternoon […]

Felicia’s Halloween Word Search

Felicia has prepared a Halloween Word Search for her friends in her 2/3 Combo class this year as part of a class assignment. Care to try your luck? But be careful; she’s set more than a few traps (some of them even intentional)!

Although it’s also Booksin Walkathon Week, we are also busily preparing for […]

O Tannenbaum (TMBG Style)

Merry Christmas, everyone!

Of course the “Christmas Carol” Tradition continues this year, with another installment gift of holiday cheer … in the from of a famous song under the Christmas tree for Mommy (with commemorative ornament)! And this, year, it’s not just under the tree … it is the tree (sort of)!

O Tannenbaum

Or […]

O come, O come, Emmanuel

Presenting the popular Christmas hymn, as performed earlier today by the Diamond Ringers youth bell choir of Campbell United Methodist Church, under Karen’s direction (with special guest appearance from Aunt Jenni):

O Come, o Come Emmanuel from David Keller on Vimeo.

And you can read more about O come, O come, Emmanuel on Wikipedia.