Christmas Day And Dinner With The Chartiers, Linds, Porters
Winter In California Is Rough! Beer Is Not Quite Cold Enough!
Alyce enjoys a swin in the dead of California winter
Pete enjoys a beer to cool off on this winter day / Lounging around reading the newspaper
Ralph Chartier and Eddie enjoy the hot tub!
What Is In The Glass Alyce?
Soft drinks for sue. Alyce enjoys a beverage
The table is getting ready
The table is ready and Diane is working up a storm in the kitchen
Roasted asparagus... Our favorite
Otis is getting hungary
The kitchen is a hot bed of activity
Kat and Edith watch the activities
Eddie show his muscles... We do NOT know where they finally showed up?
Pete takes care of the girls
Lookout... The hot rodders are here
Grandpa assists and Jeanette snaps pictures
Grandpa Ralph assist the kids
Food is getting ready... Everyone is in the kitchen
Alyce and Eddie in the kitchen and Pat and Hannah play with Flower
Mr. Meat Man at work
Mitch is in the Kitchen... A normal pose for him!
The long long table
The table is full so dinner must be served... Dave is ready
Cassie, Jackie and Lisa study the dolls
Mitch and Grandma try and figure out a puzzlement
Dessert anyone.... Duh!
Paul and Sue open a present
Edith, Kat and Otis look on as presents are exchanged
Jeanette and Mitch study something
Pete and Paul are reading something and Pete decorates grandpa
Clowning Around As Usual
Oh oh... What does it say??
It starts with "... When starting this unit, the train may come off the track..."
Edith and Kat share with Cassie
Eddie and Flower relax
Laurie brought over a mechanical horse
Diane and Pat study the candies
Edith And Kat Never Missed A Christmas
Edith Parchman and Kathryn (Kat) Robinson always joined us for Christmas
Jackie and Lisa played together for years
Cherries for dessert.... Yumm
We could not keep Lisa out of the cherries
Old Decorations Bring Back Memories
Mom's wine bottle decorations are about 40 years old now
Mom Liles (Georgia) made thses in the early 1960's our of wine bottles and junk jewlery
Marines To The Rescue... Bedtime Stories Provided Upon Demand
Our favorite picture of Pete Chartier... Reading to the girls. Big tough Marines are really nice guys
Kids are asleep so it is time for the adults
Second round of desserts
No no no! More food??? Jon is kibitzing in the background
David is as full as a tick
The day is gone, all are well... Another successful Christmas