Post-Christmas Northern Visit 2012

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. ~Mary Ellen Chase

Saratoga Here We Come (12/26/2012)

Road Trip December  2012     Road Trip December  2012

Road Trip December  2012
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Road Trip December  2012
Flying up Highway 101 in magnificent weather... We departed LA at 9:00am

Road Trip December  2012
The first rest stop of the day... Right before Andersens Split Pea soup...

Road Trip December  2012
Arrival in Saratoga... Jimmy was decorated

Road Trip December  2012
La Fondue for dinner

Quick Trip To Stockton To Visit Cousin Tom and Aunt Hale (12/27/2012)

Road Trip December  2012
Enjoying a meal at String Restaurant

Road Trip December  2012
The ladies have big smiles and full tummies

Road Trip December  2012
We pull off to watch the choo choo go by... 185 cars

Road Trip December  2012
The Grapevine is ahead of us....

We Arrived At Khoury's At 8:00 PM

Road Trip December  2012
Vicky and Marianne jabbering away

Road Trip December  2012
"The Professor" was holding school

Road Trip December  2012
Oscar's last time at Khoury's... He is retiring...

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Herbie and "Mom" dance to a nice slow song

Road Trip December  2012
A pair of sweethearts

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She is hanging on....

Road Trip December  2012
Sue and Paul want to be like them.... In another 30 years

Road Trip December  2012
Terry and his Mom dance

Road Trip December  2012
All smiles... 'Tis the Christmas spirit

Road Trip December  2012
Marianne and Craig made it a perfect evening

Road Trip December  2012
Must be a great picture

Road Trip December  2012
Ed and Del talk cars... probably

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Just Us....

Road Trip December  2012
In the corner booth

Road Trip December  2012
Oscar and Terry... We are going to miss the great music

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Thumbs up

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.  ~Abe Lemons


When a man retires and time is no longer a matter of urgent importance, his colleagues generally present him with a watch.  ~R.C. Sherriff


When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.  ~Chi Chi Rodriguez


A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job.  ~Ella Harris

Road Trip December  2012
Ed and Kathy

Road Trip December  2012
The masked bandito

Road Trip December  2012
$1,000,000 smile

Road Trip December  2012