No matter what?!  Even if you show up with
some kind of scruffy beard for Christmas?
My sister Kathy, who always cracks me up.

Giving is the greatest gift.  Mom’s enjoyment is watching
 great grandson Ethan exploring his new truck book. 
Alex, aka Santa’s Little Helper.

Kathy and daughter Megan sharing Christmas past.

Amidst the hubbub, a magic moment between mother
and son as she unlocks new pages.

My mother the artist, always sketching the fun in.
Sir Elton, er… Ethan, seeing the world with new eyes.
Mom demonstrating her
fashion flair with a warm
new pashmina shawl.