A blog by Lori Lyons

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Farewell to 2011 -- The Year in Pictures (and blog posts)

Lora Leigh turns 10 with a Harry Potter Palooza Party!

(She was over it by fall.)




I am the president of the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.
I hand out plaques to Louisiana's sports legends, and get to meet one of my all time biggest crushes.

We mourn the loss of my brother. Has it really been 10 years? Already?

I am the mom of a FIFTH GRADER! How did that happen??

Newspaper journalist/passenger on the Titanic. Same difference.



Here's to 2012.
Happy New Year

Linked up at Lovelinks #38 for the umpteenth time.
Expand your bloggesphere! Link up with us.

I was the Lovelinks #37 WINNER!!



  1. You have such a gift!! Happy New Year!!
    Denise Robichaux

  2. Thank you Denise! Happy New Year to you too!

  3. The birthday pictures are my favorites... all of them. Here's to a 2012 full of all the delight and wonderment life has to offer :)

  4. A bittersweet year, yes? May 2012 be blessed.

  5. WOW! What a great recap! Off to check out your book...

  6. Great retrospective! Here's a bigger and better 2012! :-)

  7. What a year! I do believe this may be the only post where a published author shares her space with a Potter-palloza & The Beibs!

  8. Wow, your daughter is a mini-you!
    I love the photo of you standing with the sports legend although I don't know who he is (he's very handsome though!) as I am not into sports, sadly!

  9. That is former New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons kicker Morten Andersen. The Great Dane. He was the hottest, most eligible bachelor in New Orleans back in the 80s.

    Thanks to all for reading!

  10. What a year. A fun way to look back. Love the pictures! Happy New Year -LV visiting from LoveLinks (congrats on the win last week)

  11. Loving the picture recap, it's amazing all that happens in one year. Your blog last week had me in tears but this makes me smile to see your smiles and those of your family. I wish many more smiles in 2012.

  12. This is a great celebration of you and your family! I love it.

  13. I love a round-up! And I loved the post that won last week, sorry I didn't get round to voting in time but people definitely chose well, it was beautiful. xx

  14. Love the photos. My daughter is in 6th grade this year and I can't believe it.

    I'm gonna have to remember Birth-Di-Gras!

  15. What an amazing year, full of triumphs and trials.

    I left a message on your December post, my heart goes out to you and your family.

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