A Prize In Every Box

This is a place for the random musings and life experiences of one Fliven, who looks for life's fun little surprises, even when its in a giant box of stale, tasteless foodstuffs.

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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Christmas at "home"…

So my parents have moved to Pennsylvania.  This will be the 3rd year I have not been in the house I grew up in for Christmas morning.

The first was when we went to my grandparents' house for the festivities one year…it was a good time, but just didn't feel right.

The second was when my wife's father had passed a month previous.  We felt it was important to be in town for her family and especially her mom on Christmas.

Now this.  No long hallway, no bare-limbed maples and poplars outside, no big picture window…I'm not sure if its going to feel properly Christmasey.

Still, I've already started compiling some idea lists, which I'm excited about.  I've got some good ideas.  Can't do much in the way of gag gifts this year, as my Secret Santa person I've only known for a year.  Makes it difficult.

I'm beat today.  Feel like I need about a week of sleep.  Its part the weather, and part not sleeping well, I think.

On the upside, we can eat at Bertucci's and tour the Herr's factory while we're up for Christmas.  Woot!