The Mathews

The Mathews

Saturday, December 31, 2011

A Merry, Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from the Mathews' household to yours!

Christmas through the eyes of a 3 1/2 year old often tells us the little things we forget or are too busy to appreciate.   Here are a few highlights from this year's celebrations.
****Why are the wisemen riding camels?   Don't they know it isn't safe; there aren't seatbelts.   They should be riding in cars or trucks to see Jesus!
**** Jesus and Santa can't be watching me ALL the time; they'll be busy making everyone's toys.
**** Does Jesus get presents on his birthday?   How about cake?   I don't think he can have cake though; he's too little to chew.
****(When shopping for Andy's Christmas present)  Would Andy like that?  I don't know, but I would.
**** (Santa called to ask Robby for directions to his house on Christmas Eve.  Robby's response...)  Just go to Fruitridge, and keep going.   Ed's house (our neighbor) will be there, and keep going and then you're at our house.  
**** Dad, how does Santa fit down the chimney?   Well, if he breaks the chimney, he's gonna have to pay for a new one b/c it's really expensive. 

Santa went over so/so this year.   Robby adjusted well to the "jolly, old elf".   (Picture from the Spina Bifida Christmas Party).

Andy, on the other hand, did not want to have anything to do with the strange looking old man.

Favorite gifts:  
Robby:  A bucket of PVC pipes that he can tear apart and reassemble hundreds/thousand of times.  So far he's made sprinklers, fixed pipes, changed parts, and the list goes on....
Andy:  A pretend phone "hello".  (Hopefully he won't break ours now - he LOVES talking on the phone) & Cookie Monster slippers.

Here is the best Christmas gift ever!

2011 is going out w/ a positive outlook. I had to have a birthmark removed from my face (yup, my face. Nice holiday break huh?), but luckily it was pre-cancerous. Better to be safe than sorry. At the same time, Andy's hip x-rays came back great! 2012 - here we come!