Grandpa sent over a bunch of trucks that light up and make noise. I think the one with the ladder is Jaz’s favorite. My dad had the same kind of toys as a kid, too, so he’s keeping alive the tradition of a loud Christmas morning!
Last night, I heard Martin drop his paint supplies in the other room, bolt out of the house, and then peel out of the driveway into town. I figured he needed something before the stores closed, so I didn’t think anything of it. He returned about 20 minutes later, looking exhausted.
Coworker 1: “Julie, um, you have glitter all over your face.”
Me: “Oh, I do? Yeah, I was decorating a Christmas tree for the general’s holiday video production today, using a 35-year-old wilted fake tree and massive glitter balls that were probably a few years older.”
Coworker 2: “Oh, that makes sense. I just thought maybe it was a new moisturizer.”
For those tracking Santa’s trip around the globe, he delivered in Germany, bringing gifts from the North Pole and from family in the United States! Now get to bed and catch some Zzzzzz’s before he gets to you! Continue reading →
Tante Mali visited us this weekend! We ordered pizza, played the piano, looked at photos, and enjoyed catching up with each other. She’s been busy this year, working with refugees from all over the world, teaching German as they settle here in Germany.