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Christmas Day and the Day After

Bob and I celebrated Christmas with my brother, Jim, and his family at their house on Christmas Day. It’s a little more than a 2-hour drive to Jim’s house. The weather forecast for Christmas Day was not good. Here, in Warren PA, there was a winter weather advisory for freezing rain until 5:00 PM. Jim lives near Kittanning PA, where there was also a winter weather advisory in effect. The winter weather advisory in Kittanning, though, expired at noon. We left our house late morning, hoping to avoid the wintry weather. We were fortunate not to run into any freezing rain either en route Jim’s house or on our way back home in the evening.

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My family’s Christmas tree bursting with gifts
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Judy (my sister-in-law), carving the turkey
My nephew, Jared, is overseeing the task at hand.

After dinner, Christmas gifts were opened.

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My nephew, Mike, and his daughter Anna
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My great nephew, Kaleb
Oh boy, a Triceratops!
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Jared handed out gifts
(or should I say, Jared tossed gifts)
I snapped a few family portraits.
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My nephew, Mike, and his family
(Mike, Kailey, Kaleb and Anna)
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My brother, Jim, and his wife Judy

FE370_PC250020My niece, Emily

We celebrated Christmas with Stacey and her boyfriend, Mike, at our house the day after Christmas.

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Stacey and Mike
We enjoyed good food and the wonderful company of family and friends both days. Time spent with family and friends during the holidays is definitely time well spent. Bob and I hope all of our family members and friends, near and far, enjoyed Christmas as much as we did.

4 Responses to “Christmas Day and the Day After”

  1. Jean

    Looks like you had a wonderful family Christmas! Just catching up now that everything has slowed down. Love the snowman pics! Happy New Year! Jean

    Reply
  2. Ciss B

    From the pictures it looks like a great time was had by all! Christmas for us was on Christmas Eve so the actual day of Christmas was quiet.

    Reply
  3. Greg and Dawn

    Nothing better than fun, food and fellowship! Except, of course, the sparkle in the eyes of a child as they open a package containing that very special something!

    Reply

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