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They played together the whole time

Christmas Trip 2013

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After we left Jacksonville, FL in a rental car we headed to Natalie’s Grandma and Grandpa Ferring’s in Colombus, GA.

We went to the park

We went to the park

We got to meet Sully's cousin Jacob for the first time

We got to meet Sully’s cousin Jacob for the first time

We also went to Callaway Gardens to see the parade of lights and sit in gigantic chairs

We also went to Callaway Gardens to see the parade of lights and sit in gigantic chairs

Sully Oohed at  the lights as we drove past them in the night

Sully Oohed at the lights as we drove past them in the night

Uncle Todd came by to visit in his Army uniform

Uncle Todd came by to visit in his Army uniform

After a 3 day visit we hit the road towards Natalie’s Mom’s in Tampa, FL.

We stopped at the visitor's center at the Florida state line and Sully enjoyed a cup of Florida orange juice

We stopped at the visitor’s center at the Florida state line and Sully enjoyed a cup of Florida orange juice

Soon the whole family met up at Great Grandma Klement's house and we took a walk through the neighborhood

A few days before Christmas the whole family met up at Great Grandma Klement’s house and we took a walk through the neighborhood

Sully and Grammy Vicky watched some Baby Einstein

Sully and Grammy Vicky watched some Baby Einstein

 

Sully played with his dumptruck

Sully played with his dumptruck

We did some porch sitting and tasty beverage drinking

We did some porch sitting and tasty beverage drinking

Sully got bored waiting for Santa to come and deliver all the presents

Sully got bored waiting for Santa to come and deliver all the presents

Cousin Elena came to visit too

Cousin Elena came to visit too

They played together the whole time

They played together the whole time

And shared snacks

And shared snacks

Sully did lots of lap sitting with family like Uncle Derald

Sully did lots of lap sitting with family like Uncle Derald

More sitting with Great Grammy Eunice

More sitting with Great Grammy Eunice

Sully visited Santa with Elena and Grammy outside Grammy's house

Sully visited Santa with Elena and Grammy outside Grammy’s house

He also got to visit Santa with Natalie

He also got to visit Santa with Natalie

Finally it was Christmas and he could open his presents from under the Christmas tree

Finally it was Christmas and he could open his presents from under the Christmas tree

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

No, seriously, Merry Christmas!

No, seriously, Merry Christmas!

The day after Christmas we packed up Vicky’s car with a big box full of Sully’s new toys, and made our way to the airport for our flight to San Diego. We made it back safely and it felt good to be aboard Astraea again because it’s the place we call home.

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