Just pictures

Santa came last night.

Santa came last night.

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The girls ran around for ten minutes celebrating their oranges. I often fear they are spoiled, and so that was a very refreshing way to start the day.

The girls ran around for ten minutes celebrating their oranges. I often fear they are spoiled, and so that was a very refreshing way to start the day.

Showing their oranges and candy canes to Bahzi.

Showing their oranges and candy canes to Bahzi.

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Thanks, Nana!! She loves him!

Thanks, Nana!! She loves him!

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Thanks, Balu! The girls LOVE their Elmos, and I adore my new Kindle!!!

Thanks, Balu! The girls LOVE their Elmos, and I adore my new Kindle!!!

Abe took Lydia on his rounds to deliver neighbor gifts. We had a white Christmas! It was a wonderful surprise because it certainly hadn't snowed a bit when we went to bed at 2 am, and then we woke up to this!

Abe took Lydia on his rounds to deliver neighbor gifts. We had a white Christmas! It was a wonderful surprise because it certainly hadn’t snowed a bit when we went to bed at 2 am, and then we woke up to this!

I spent the whole day cooking. The desserts.

I spent the whole day cooking. The desserts.

I made braised lamb, pommes dauphine, kale salad, and rolls. Abe and I spent an hour peeling chestnuts for chestnut soup before we called i quits. All the chestnuts were rotten!

I made braised lamb, pommes dauphine, kale salad, and rolls. Abe and I spent an hour peeling chestnuts for chestnut soup before we called i quits. All the chestnuts were rotten!

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