the question is, will we survive the post-christmas blues, due to the absence of all our many wonderful family members? i always have a hard time right after christmas, getting back to the normal routine, cleaning up the decorations, pulling ornaments off the tree and hauling it to the curb...
worst of all, after a full week of hoping for snow (especially for the benefit of our out-of-town guests), it just started snowing a half hour after david, ellen, and miles pulled out of the driveway.
okay, some highlights of our week-long festival of extravagence, delicious food, playstation2 games, extended family, and an extra dog:
the table looks nicer set for thirteen people.
did i mention that bean got a banjo for christmas??
handsome miles, minnow's cousin.
pink loves her hello kitty boombox!
we, uh, made a menorah? out of cardboard and aluminum foil? and j made amazing matzoh ball soup and latkes, which we ate with uncle chuck's famous homemade apple sauce. no, none of us is jewish, but we love hanukkah.
a couple of guitar heroes.