Christmas is a special time of the year. From trimming the tree, to being with family, and (of course) eating good food!
(left and below) the tree was trimmed with care—and the train was put up.
(second row, left) Sharon came in for a few days (second row, middle) Actually, Carol did much of the tree trimming. (second row, right) At Christmas, Rudee is in his element!
(bottom, left) A roast beef with Yorkshire pudding was the Christmas feast. (bottom, middle & right) Yes, John can actually wield a knife...here he's chopping to make the fresh pear sorbet for dessert.