Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Celebrating the Holiday

The kids, Liz, and our friend Emily enjoyed an amazing concert at a church in Fremont on December 13.  Our friends Kristian Ehlert and Ronna delRosario were part of a special group of singers from the Fremont Christian School who were invited to join in the presentation.  We've decided to make this Christmas concert part of our annual traditions!

We attended the "Let Us Break Bread Together" Holiday Concert at the Paramount Theater on December 14 with our good friends David & Tina Crotzer.  What a great lunch we enjoyed at a little Mexican restaurant in Oakland with the Crotzers, and then the afternoon of music was a fantastic way to enjoy more of the music of the season. 

On Christmas Day, John presented a certificate of a magazine subscription he helped get for Grandma Nancy.

Joshua and David showed off their new bathrobes.

Shannon has been wanting to learn how to play the guitar like her Dad.  She received a new classical guitar for her big gift this year.  She was delighted with it and had a great time with her first lesson.

Dad demonstrated some new chords for Shannon after their first lesson.

We typically enjoy several Christmas get-togethers with various family members.  We celebrated with Grandpa-Uncle Dick this past Saturday.

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