Christmas 2002

Dec.27, 2002

Grandpa Bob and Conner
(my favorite photo of  this Christmas)
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Mom busy with preparations

Jennifer and Caleb

Don & Donnie show their allegiance to their favorite team

Donnie wanted a little jello with his whipped cream

Trisha, Tracy, Tara Ann & Heath

Marci blows out her birthday candles

Conner's birthday was celebrated at this family gathering

Conner subs on Trisha's candles

Micha reads from Luke 2 , a tradition at Christmas

Donnie & Caleb

Tara Ann holds a phonecard, a reminder of  the distance between Texas & Ohio

Marci watches Bob open Kylee's gift

Donnie gets a traditional American Christmas gift

Jennifer, Micha and Caleb watch others open gifts

can't you just see the anticipation on Amy's face !

Ashley opens her gifts

Lisa, Trisha, Marci and Steve

Caleb watches Grandma open her present

Caleb walks over to Grandpa for a hug

Mom steps out probably for more trash bags to hold the wrappings

Dad opens some of  his presents

Mom holds up a present Mark & Dave got her

Mark and Don watch others open presents

Trisha holds up a new Sweater

so much activity makes one tired

Tara Ann and Kylee

Amy and Conner

Don helps Donnie setup his train set

many years ago we made ceramic angels and cut out & glued together paper chains, a tradition mom still displays

Here is the little angel with the name 'Dave' scratched into her base

with all the food who has any room for desert

dad watches his grandkids and a great grandkid

Amy and Kylee