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31 December, 2013

Candy cane

And snow and a big bear hat.

Funny faces

From all the cousins.

25 December, 2013

Grand kids

Christmas morning

Margot slept in while Mati opened presents.

24 December, 2013

21 December, 2013

Joe & Shirley

Gingerbread girl

Smiles & tickles

My attempt at getting the three looking and smiling in the same direction was followed up with tickles.

20 December, 2013

Fancy Matilda

Modeling down the hallway.

18 December, 2013


Once around the backyard

15 December, 2013

Holiday party

At the de Young museum.

See also 2012, 2011, 2009, and 2008.

Gingerbread house

Great way to use old Halloween candy, although Matilda complained of a tummy ache soon after.

13 December, 2013


09 December, 2013


Margot and Bear scooch down a neighbor's walk as if it were a slide.

08 December, 2013

Cold winter

Chilly winter in Cali with lows in 30s and highs in 50s. Nonetheless, the Christmas lights are up.

07 December, 2013

Ho ho ho

05 December, 2013


Margot takes her (and her Dad's) favorite ornaments for a nap.