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Christmas with the Shannons

unfortunately this year not all the Shannons could be in Grand Forks at the same time. This is the first year since I joined the family that this has happened and it was a big bummer. The kids were the ones who were most disappointed because it meant not spending time chasing their cousins.

We did still manage to have a lot of fun. Michael especially had a blast. Michael would coerce anyone who would look into his big green eyes to play a round of Munchkin with him. Uncle Steve and Uncle Jon spent most of their break battling monsters of all levels with Michael.

Elise spent most of her time shadowing Grandma Shannon.

Every once in a while she would give Grandma a break and play in Patrick’s imaginary world. 


Patrick really did spend most of his time like this, sitting on the floor playing blocks. He floated from the board gamers to Grandma and Elise, but really I think he enjoyed a break from all the Christmas chaos and just had some serious chill time.

It was a really relaxing and nice way to round out the Christmas break.

Old Pictures, better organized

I’ve finally gotten around to properly organizing our old website photos in the new gallery format.

So if you want to see a very excited Megan in Europe

Or a very young looking me (with too much thinning hair, and in desperate need of a wife to buzz it all off)

Then head on over to the 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 albums in the gallery.



Oh, and one more; uncle Steve before he was uncle’d

PJ’s ‘stache update

Steve sent me this email and I thought you all might enjoy it as much as I did:

“I saw the post today and had to do it.”

Photoshopping inspired by today’s earlier post, Movember. Thanks for the laugh Steve!