This morning we are vowing to leave the house at some point. Yesterday, as is our habit, we hunkered down for a day of pure family. It turned out to be a really nice Christmas. Christmas technically kicked off on Thursday night with a fun little trip to Orange County. A couple from our community […]
Our Christmas Video
It is December 12th. Less than two weeks until Christmas and I don’t think a single gift has been purchased. Not a little one, not a big one. It’s not that the kids don’t have lists… it’s that Kristen and I are avoiding their lists. A couple years ago we decided we wanted Christmas to […]
Yesterday my family went to December Nights. At the heart of San Diego’s tourist industry stands Balboa Park. It’s a very cool complex of museums, gardens, and of course the San Diego Zoo. Like residents of most tourist destinations, very few San Diego residents regularly go to the tourist industries epicenter. I don’t know what […]
Reigning in Christmas
This was the 3rd year where Kristen and I really controlled Christmas instead of Christmas controlling us. We’ve always had a desire to keep Christmas in it’s rightful place. It seems like it is finally sinking in and becoming a habit. The good news is that anyone can control Christmas! Practically, we are celebrating another […]
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The Anticipation of Christmas
A shared experience most of us have is waiting for Christmas morning. Wait? Waiting sucks! Christmas may be the one last great place we all wait for something… in a “now” culture, to have something to wait for is a lesson waiting to be taught. I remember that my family wasn’t very consistent with Christmas […]
From our family to yours, Merry Christmas.