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Old Dec 24 2008, 08:09 AM   #1
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Old Dec 24 2008, 08:11 AM   #2
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And happy holidays to you too, Larry! Have a wonderful time
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It's Chrismas Eve today which is the most important day of Christmas if you are Danish. It's not easy living outside of Denmark 'cause there are a few Christmas related things that you can't get, and I didn't think of importing the stuff that I can't get this year.
But it'll be a nice Christmas anyway - just me and my husband, and of course also the parrot. One thing I miss, which can't be imported, is the Danish television program today. I'm listening to radio online as compensation, but it's not quite the same.
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Off to my sisters soon.

Hopefully will be able to get back to posting in New Year.

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Merry Christmas to all!

In our house, when I was growing up, there was a poem we said as we walked down the stairs to the living room where the tree was. I've been trying for years to get my husband and kids to remember it, but they're a little slow about it. Maybe because it's not a part of their childhood that they want to perpetuate?! Anyway, here it is. I don't know if it's original to my family. I've tried googling words from it and can't find it, so maybe we did "make it up?"

Christmas morning in broad daylight.
Who do you think was here last night?
Dressed all in fur, from his head to his toes,
I won't tell, for I think you know!

Santa Claus!
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Old Dec 24 2008, 01:11 PM   #7
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Hope everyone has a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays all around. I know we will as my grandson is 3 and very aware of the wait for Santa this year
Hope all travelers are safe on the roads and in the skies...I have one son and his family on road today and the other son coming in on Friday....
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Old Dec 24 2008, 01:45 PM   #8
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Merry, merry Christmas to all!

Hey larry, it's wonderful to see you pop up! What a Christmas pressie!
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Happy Christmas Eve and a Merry Christmas to all!!

I'm enjoying my parents' visit and also having my 9 month old granddaughter under foot! It's been a lively few days and we're looking forward to this evening and tomorrow's celebrations!

Enjoy your holdiay everyone!!!
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Happy Holidays everyone and I hope no one is buried completely in snow (looking at another foot here in the next 24 hours or so.)
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Merry Christmas everyone! Tomorrow we'll be taking Christmas dinner over to a friend who is ill with the flu. I hope you all escape from the bugs going around at the moment.

(I wonder if on Pern Santa's sleigh is pulled by dragons instead of reindeer...)
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Old Dec 24 2008, 04:02 PM   #12
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Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!!!!

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Old Dec 24 2008, 04:03 PM   #13
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(I wonder if on Pern Santa's sleigh is pulled by dragons instead of reindeer...)
Well, it's be easier to hit an entire planet at night with one dragon who can time it and teleport, than 8 flying reindeer (9 if you count Rudolph)
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I have spent all morn, wrapping, but I am finally finished. Now I am off to my sister's house.
I just wanted to take a quick second and wish every one a MERRY CHRISTMAS. May all who are traveling have a safe & fun journey.
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Merry Christmas everybody

I hope everyone is having or will have a really good day
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Old Dec 24 2008, 05:19 PM   #16
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Merry Christmas to all, whatever time it finally "IS" Christmas for you

Here in Norway it's already Christmas if you're Norwegian and so celebrate on Christmas Eve, but for us expats there's still just under two hours to go until midnight
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Merry Christmas!

My parents are staying with us for the week, and my brother joined us for today's activities (Christmas Eve service and dinner) and will be back tomorrow for presents and dinner.

Almost time to have the kids make up a plate of goodies for Santa and the reindeer, and get off to bed!
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Old Dec 24 2008, 09:14 PM   #18
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A quick 'Happy Christmas' to one and all. I'm just on my way to bed after singing midnight mass.
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Merry Christmas everyone! I have my son and niece here, and my other son, dil, and grandson will be here tomorrow. Oh, it is a lovely Christmas this year! And I hope all of you have as good a Christmas as I expect to have!!
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Old Dec 25 2008, 12:39 AM   #20
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Cheryl, one year when Hubby played the song I can not remember the exact title Leave Cookies and Beer for Santa. After hearing that all that Kibbie would leave is cookies and beer.
am Santa Claus
Ho ho ho ho ho
Flying Through the snow
Can you hear him ho ho ho
He's so full of cheer
only has to work one day a year
Children in their beds
Visions of sugar plums fill their heads
So many kids out there
Santa must be a billionare
Red suit, boots of black
Big sack of toys hanging off his back
How much does he weigh
How do the reindeer pull his sleigh
Nobody sees him
as he travels the world
Leaving his presents
for the good boys and girls
Ho ho ho ho ho
Sees every move you make
Better be good for goodness sake
Leave him cookies and beer
He'll be back to your house first next year
I am Santa Claus
Ho ho ho ho ho

There was more to it than this, but this is the best I could find.
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Old Dec 25 2008, 01:46 AM   #21
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...
to all my fellow MoMers and their families...
May all your New Year's be bright and full of
joy, love,good health and great books!!!



Yes Steven seems that Santa is helped
by a dragon on Pern...
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Merry Christmas all! Our big day was yesterday as well.
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Old Dec 25 2008, 05:25 AM   #23
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Hey Maelin: perhaps that green's called 'Rudolth'?
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Old Dec 25 2008, 07:56 AM   #24
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What a great picture, Maelin
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Old Dec 25 2008, 08:32 AM   #25
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29 minutes left of Aussie (AEST) time left of xmas so figured I'd put an appearance and wish everyone all the best.
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Old Dec 25 2008, 09:16 AM   #26
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Our local community radio (WCR) broadcast our LAST year's festival of 9 lessons & carols.

It wasn't the 'live' version: they came and recorded it specially. Unfortunately, .....




















..... they broadcast one of the rehearsal segments complete with the Director of Music being rather rude to certain members for getting it wrong.
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Merry Christmas to all!!

My family and I are just about to open presents and have a fruit breakfast as is tradition in our family for Christmas morning.

I got to open a very special gift underneath my little Christmas tree in my room… it was my 30th Anniversary Edition of Dragonflight!! To my surprise it’s purple and was indeed published in 1998!! I’d be interested to hear from anyone about the differences in publication dates between mine and Becky’s.

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Hope everyone had a great Christmas....I have a clue now as how to get hubby or other uncooperative partner to help with clean up....I think my grandson got ahold of the TV remote while I was dozing in my chair...After he was in bed found that I could not locate it and my husband helped this am move all furniture and vaccuum LR yet we still have no remote....but my LR is really clean for arrival of future daughter in law and son (they should be here within the next 2 hours)....
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Merry Christmas everyone.

I spent a wonderful time with my family on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

I got a really cool present from my parents. They bought tickets to go see Spamalot on Broadway next weekend which would be our last opportunity to see it because it's closing on January 8th. They gave me a can of Spam with a poem on it, and then made me wander into the kitchen to find another package of Spam where they had cleverly placed the tickets wrapped in some paper. When I unwrapped them, I wasn't completely awestruck that I didn't quite realize that they were actually real tickets. This is the last thing in the world that I was expecting to get for Christmas, but I know that I'm going to have a wonderful time.
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Hope everyone had a great Christmas....I have a clue now as how to get hubby or other uncooperative partner to help with clean up....I think my grandson got ahold of the TV remote while I was dozing in my chair...After he was in bed found that I could not locate it and my husband helped this am move all furniture and vaccuum LR yet we still have no remote....but my LR is really clean for arrival of future daughter in law and son (they should be here within the next 2 hours)....
That would be so like hubby and me, hope you had a good time with son and future daughter-in-law.
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r2005, that sounds like something I would have done. I usually make Kibbie fallow clues all over the house and outside for at least one present. I was nice this year tho.
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