the way Pax arranges the Nativities. He is enthralled with each one, and painstakingly arranges each character in a circle surrounding the Baby Jesus.
...decorating a gingerbread house at Monticello was what Pax named as the Tradition We Must Do. This year, we felt like seasoned pros. We had a plan; we had a design; we had a wonderful time creating this.... masterpiece?
|Cranberry Spice Sidecar = our research is over!|
|Pax was delighted to see his preschool friend Claire at the show. Here, he's waving at her and giggling. Too cute!!|
|The cast and crew --|
|Driving his Sleigh on Christmas Eve....|
|homemade wreathes. My mom's is on the left; mine is on the right.|
|Pax's beloved, gifted, extraordinary preschool teacher, Ms. Susan. This woman is an absolute treasure.|
...and then today, we celebrated Advent with the Sunday School Christmas Pageant. Pax was a regal and proud king; Leo, a kind shepherd; Aidan was a humble Joseph.