Shop, shop and shop…. Wow it must be that time of the year again – Christmas time! We are nearing the end of our stay as our family Christmas celebration draws near. Barb has been busy wrapping and more wrapping to get us ready. To add to our excitement, we had to take the sewing machine in for service but were assured that it would be back in our hands before we head south! OMG, we are down to the 11th hour and still do not have it! Will we have to leave before it is ready? The last minute call came in and we have to rush into London to pick it up – wow, talk about a close call.
It’s our Christmas weekend and we’re heading off to Toronto. We have rolled in all the slides and the rig is ready for a quick departure on Monday morning.
Saturday afternoon, Barb & Terri did the spa thing, Alex took in a show with a friend while Mark & I hung out, played pool and swilled a few brown rockets. We’re celebrating Miss Alex’s birthday with Terri and Mark Saturday evening.
Sunday is our Christmas day, we arrive at Corrie’s, set up the tree (a tree given to us by our very good friends in Minnesota – that would be you Karla) and all arrive and the fun begins! The kids are getting older so the Play Station is the centre of attention and keeps them engaged! Of course, the adults are the noisy ones again. We used to think it was the kids that made all the noise but now we know it’s the adults – everyone talking and laughing, it’s too much fun! Somehow we should be able to bottle this and sell it.
After a fabulous dinner, we settle the kids in front of the tree and Mack did a fantastic job of playing the Santa roll, handing out the gifts, giving everyone an opportunity to open and admire their new found wealth! Our youngest grandson wanted an Easy Bake oven and when he opened it, he was too happy! Everyone enjoyed the gathering, food, gifts and togetherness! We left late and drove back to the rig and ready for the long trip in the morning.
We had arranged for the campground to have our electric meter read and the bill ready for our 9AM departure! Well, we didn’t fall out of bed until 9! Yikes! Now a mad rush so we don’t hold up the office and to get us on the road to get as far south as possible!
Ok, so now we’re on the road and we’ll update our trip in the next edition. Keep well and be safe.