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Christmas Day 2007

At Grandma and Grandpa's house, all the grandkids woke us up at about 7 am, eager to go upstairs to see what Santa might have left. They were under strict instructions to not go upstairs to peek until everyone was up and ready. Pictured below is Calvin, Oliver, and Hailey. The anticipation is killing them, as they wait for all the parents to get their cameras, camcorders, and restroom breaks.
Michael (below) is still half way asleep and doesn't see the need to hurry up.
Deb is holding Aly back and she's so excited, she can hardly wait.
Here's (part of ) where Santa deposited Debbie's family's surprises.
Santa dropped off our family's goodies on this loveseat in Grandma and Grandpa's living room. It's amazing how he knows we're not in Texas this year.
Lindsey poses for the exciting news that she just got a new video iPod Nano. Lucky girl!
Christopher is really excited about getting a brand new Wii game system from good old Santa Claus.
Santa left …

Heading to Denver on Christmas Eve

Kelly dropped off the rental car at Hertz (since Lindsey wrecked his Pathfinder) and we checked ten bags and boxes at the Southwest curbside counter. I love flying on SW because each person can check three bags. Here are all the Christmas gifts and our luggage. It's kind of a pain to have to check everything.
Here we are on a rather empty plane. We each could have had a row to ourselves.
Landing in Denver in the afternoon, it was our first glimpse of snow for the season.
Kelly's dad met us at baggage claim and we amazingly fit everything into their Camry, but three of us (Kelly, Lindsey and Christopher) had to have a box on our laps for the one hour drive home to his parents' house in Loveland.
Here's a shot of DIA just before sunset. It's a very recognizable airport, isn't it? Lindsey's taking a picture of me as I take this picture of her in the foreground.
Looks like it's going to be a white Christmas at Grandma and Grandpa's house!
The snow was b…