Wednesday, December 28, 2016

the eve of Christmas

On Christmas Eve, we woke at Bud and Betty's home on Wood Lake. We played with cousins, went out on the ice, walked to the island, found an unexpected amphibian hopping on the ice, released the unexpected amphibian into the lake, went to 4pm candlelight service, ate yummy Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes, lefse, root vegetable bake, cranberries and gravy, opened gifts and enjoyed the beautiful time with family.

playing some kind of cousin game in the basement

walking to the island

island captured

with heavy artillery

and smiles

Ivan climbing a tree

Henry, Katie, Molly, Siri and Ivan posing

Mommy and son at service

cousins with candles

Joe with candle

Bruce, Julie and Dehlia

Grandma and Grandpas tree

Henry reading the story

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