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Christmas Day 2019

It is 6:16 AM on Christmas Day 2019. My son woke up a little before 5:00 AM and then woke me up after. This is the tough part for little guys as we have to wait until the rest of the family wakes up to open the presents. He has contented himself with watching his […]

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Christmas Day 2018

It is Christmas Day 2018 at 6:25 AM.  Usually I like to write a Christmas Eve post to reflect on Christmases past and the magic that comes only on that night but I have caught a cold and wasn’t feeling too well. I just ran myself too ragged:  we took a trip to Lake Tahoe […]

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Christmas morning 2017

It is 6:00 AM on Christmas morning, 2017.  I had planned on writing this post in the quiet morning before everyone awoke but my eldest woke up at 4:30 AM and is very excited so no chance on getting him to go back to sleep.  So here I sit, in front of the T.V. fireplace […]

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Christmas Lights 2017

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Christmas Eve 2016

Christmas Eve 2016, so full of magic made even more-so by the excitement of my oldest son.  I wish I could have written a long post on this night but I was too exhausted from the party we had just had.  I also spent some time speaking with an old friend and his wife.  Since […]