Christmas: Part 3

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 13 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

And savor I did, for almost twelve hours. Which is almost how much sleep I got. Okay, actually it was probably closer to ten. But still, lots of sleep…especially for Christmas.

I feel like I’ve taken up this really cool role. Every year I try to see how long I can sleep in before someone comes down and wake me up because, as a general rule, everyone has to be awake for Christmas. In years past, it’s been about 10-11ish. Not to shabby.

So I headed up stairs to open presents. Actually, Brian started:

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What could it be?

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OOOOH! Got you! SNAP! Sooo cooold. (How cold? Ice cold!)
A present in a present. There was actually some debate on if this counted as one or two presents. I don’t remember what the final verdict was, but I think it was two.

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YAY! An Xbox 360 controller. This could really only mean one thing: there may or may not be an Xbox 360.

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I couldn’t avoid it any longer, and I opened my FIRST present of Christmas 2006. A Sonicare! Mom took all the picture of me opening presents.

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I was try to look as unhappy as possible. I don’t know why. I just was. How’d I do?

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And now on to Dad.

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Some boots! I like how Mom (or who ever wrapped them) used the old stereo box. I can state that the box is in fact 10 years old as I got the radio that was in the box as a graduation for from 5th grade. Okay, wow. I’m old. Can we not talk about this?

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Buddy even got a present. Hint: It’s not actually a bone.

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It’s a a 2 dimensional (yet somehow, also 3 dimensional) fox thing. Buddy looooves it.

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Finally, Mom’s turn. If you click on the image, you might notice that package is addressed to “5”, from “7”. There are some people (a.k.a. Dad) who enjoy confusing would-be present-openers by not using real names and instead using numbers. I thought I would be one those people this year. 3 = Dad; 5 = Mom; 7 = Me; 11 = Brian. It’s birth order expressed as prime numbers, not including 1 or 2 because I thought that would be lame.

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Crate & Barrel! I wonder what’s inside?!

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Yes, Mom, you’re welcome for the tissue packing…I know it’s always what you wanted. Pause. NOT! (Inside joke there)

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Actually, it’s a photo album with photos from our Europe Trip. Fortunately for you, dear AFdN reader, I assembled the photos online using Flickr and saved the fruits of labor for your enjoyment. So enjoy the Best of “The Ferguson’s Do Europe 2006” (Codename Aperture).

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And so ends Round One of Christmas.

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