Amber on December 25th, 2008

We have had a wonderful morning of opening gifs and playing with the kids.  Pictures and videos will come later today… We hope everyone has a great Christmas!  

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Joshua on December 13th, 2008

Down here in Texas we have various multicolored Santa programs.  They are basically holiday toy drives conducted by various groups (Blue Santa=Austin PD/FD, Brown Santa=Travis county Sheriff and FD, there are others as well).  I’m not sure if this is unique to central Texas, but it may well be.  I’d never heard of it before […]

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Joshua on December 13th, 2008

That’s right.  We got snow. The first in several years for Austin (though they did have some rather large ice storms a couple of years ago).  What makes this even more unusual is that on the 9th, the day the snow fell late in the evening, it was 81 degrees.  A record high.  By the […]

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Joshua on December 11th, 2008

As is our new Texas holiday tradition we headed down to Zilker Park for the lighting of the “tree”.  We first enjoyed the enormous yule log fire and then counted down as they turned on the lights.  Once the crowd thinned down underneath the tree we headed inside to do some spinning.  The photos look […]

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