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Christmas 2013

Christmas Eve

We spent a good part of Christmas eve wrapping presents. So we never got around to our “semi-tradition” of unwrapping one gift on Christmas Eve.

Because Financial Tools (Tim’s employer) was only open a half day on Christmas Eve, Tim worked the 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM shift (thanks to a co-worker who picked him up and dropped him off). So Tim and Jeri were up at 5:00 AM. Tim crashed on his bed around 10 PM.

Christmas Day

Our church had a service on Christmas morning at 11 AM. So we didn’t have time to open presents before church. Getting home around 1 PM, we proceeded to have our Christmas Day dinner which was leftover Chinese carryout from the night before. We opted to skip the faux-turkey meal in lieu of something simpler. Hong Kong Express is a crowd-pleaser at our house.

After lunch cleanup was done, we had to take our annual Christmas photo. Here’s the picture.

Back: Justin, Jeffrey, Jason Middle: Victoria, Tim, Jeri, Josiah, Nicole Front: Joanna, Sarah, Elizabeth
Back: Justin, Jeffrey, Jason
Middle: Victoria, Tim, Jeri, Josiah, Nicole
Front: Joanna, Sarah, Elizabeth
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Here’s Sarah in front of the tree.

Sarah in Front of the Tree
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Here’s Jeffrey with some of his presents. Note the top of the chip cans in the foreground.

Jeffrey with Josiah photobombing
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Here are Josiah and Elizabeth.

Josiah and Elizabeth
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