Liles' Family Best Of Christmas 2006

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

Best Of Christmas 2006 ( Details )

Decorating

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We had the trees trimmed and they did a super job but the trees all grew back within a year and bigger tan before!

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Careful.... Men at work.  This is an all day job and thanks to Pete, the lights go on very nicely!  He has a job for life!

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Sue does the under the tree items... A lifetimes collection of stuffed animals and dolls!

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Pinky, Sarge, and Mickey just worked themselves to a frazzle and had to rest!

Christmas Dinner

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Lisa is cooking and Mickey is confused!  Is Lisa the new "Meat Man???"  No Mickey...  She is just assisting!

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Diane and Pat visited and the real "Meat Man" is doing his thing!

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Laurie joined us for dinner and graved us with her constant smile and humor!  Yeah! Laurie!

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The family gathers for a slab of prime rib and other goodies!

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There are at least two hams in the kitchen, maybe even more! McTevia is ready to eat!

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This is how wine is supposed to be poured... sort of!

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Vicky's daughter, Robbie and Vicky joined us for dinner as Del was in the hospital.  We missed Del but kept the family fed!

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Grandma oversees the activities and partakes in a sip or so of champagne!

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Theo arrives later in the evening to get introduced to everyone.  He is a good sleeper and was a delight!

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Pinky was not so sure about the newcomer!  Taking
My Mommies" attention???

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Of course, the grandparents get to hold the varmint.  See, his head looks just like Paul's!

Disneyland 2006

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Robin, Nick, and Bob join Diane and Pat and the girls for a day at Disneyland.  Jeanette and Connor were going to join us but never quite made it...  Too bad!

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Listen to the birdies sing! In the Tiki Room at Disneyland

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Paul's favorite holiday

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It was a beautiful day in Southern California!

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Robin says thumbs up!  Santa is wishing Merry Christmas to everybody!

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We had dinner at Catal this year and went back for the fireworks and snow!

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Someone was excited about the fake snow!  Who could that person be???

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IS there a theme here?  Yup!  Two people in love enjoying their time together and all the joys of life!

We Can't Remember!

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A sign of getting old...  These pictures were in the camera and we had a good time but
where we were is still a mystery>  Do you have a clue??

Christmas Play

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It was nice to see Mitch and Jeanette together again

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The gang enjoy the visit to the Christmas Play!

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Franklyn and Michele are important members of the band!  Theo got to see his first
play up close and personal with Mrs. Claus!

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Paul shows the proper etiquette in drinking while Nick is hamming it up on stage with the Claus' Family

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Yes... That is Theo in Mrs. Santa Claus's arms!  The 18th year a member of
our family has a child up on stage starting with Jon!

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He is awake and enjoying the singing!

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Mr. Hambone up on stage!

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The gang (less Paul who is behind the camera)

Rogers Gardens & The Five Crowns


First stop is Roger's Gardens

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The best thing about the Five Crowns is being with the one you love!