Archive for December, 2015

Day 355 Oh, My, Now That is a Gift!

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Look what this White Elephant was! Complete with the “snotty” soap.

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Day 354 Let The Fun Begin

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Yup, it is time to open those White Elephant gifts.

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Day 353 Mom and Daughter

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Here we are enjoying lunch at Highgate. Thanks, Walt, for the photo.

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Day 352 Preparing the Bird

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Our resident chef did the carving of the ham and turkey.

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Day 351 A Serious Artist

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

This is the look of a very serious artist at work.

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Day 350 Passing the Time Before Presents

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Here is the way some of the grandkids like to pass the time before opening presents. We have some pretty talented blooming artists.

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Day 349 Ugly Sweater Contest

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

This is the first year we did an ugly sweater contest at the Christmas gathering. There was a child under 10 winner and a winner over 10.  Here are the winners.

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Day 348 Enjoying The View

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

My grandson, Atticus, sure enjoyed the sights yesterday on Christmas. I love this expression he gets when he is deep in thought.

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Day 347 And Pie Too

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Can’t have a Christmas lunch without Cherry Pie for dessert.

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Day 346 Yum!

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Highgate certainly knows how to serve up an excellent lunch for Christmas: Prime Rib with horseradish sauce, mushrooms, whipped potatoes and asparagus and a bit of wine.

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