Grandson Bobby has two big celebrations in December — his 6th birthday followed soon after by Christmas. He told us that he’s been on the
Granddaughter Ellie, nearly 17 months old, is quite a little charmer. This child is ALWAYS smiling and laughing and has a similar effect on others, especially Grenville and I.
Bobby is at the age where it’s fun doing things with Grandpa. Ellie just has fun doing anything — especially following her big brother. And, we always have fun spending the day with both of them (and we also learned how exhausting that can be).
We steered clear of any malls or shopping sales on the traditional U.S. Black Friday sales, many of which are now (sadly) starting on Thanksgiving Day itself. Our Christmas wish list doesn’t involve lots of gift buying; Christmas is NOT about “things” (just ask Cindy Lou Who). This year we’re seeking charitable alternatives in addition to some favored ones.
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