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01-03-2010 08:37 PM

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The family Christmas is Over and everyone has gone home.

Man is it quiet here. No TV on, jus the sound of sign’s of missing the grandbabies. We had all 10 grandchildren here with their parents. Full for a 3 bedroom house.

My eldest daughter with the twins, got an engagement ring on New Years Eve.

So we had a great time

10 Aldults and 10 Grandkids in a 3 Bedroom house. It was a tight fit. The Business card holders and Pens went over great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#1 posted 01-03-2010 08:51 PM

the noise is gone ,
but the thrill ,
lingers on !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 01-03-2010 10:10 PM

It sounds like you had a wonderful time. But I agree with you that it is a little sad when they leave. But that just makes the next time they are there all the more enjoyable.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 01-03-2010 10:14 PM

Aahh, the sounds of silence.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 01-03-2010 11:36 PM

One week to go here and the house is all ours again.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 01-03-2010 11:38 PM

My family is away and I was sitting in the den the other day and it was so quiet that I heard a clock ticking that I never heard before…..then I fell asleep on the couch…LOL

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#6 posted 01-04-2010 12:29 AM

The end of the holidays is bittersweet. We just got home from visiting our kids and grandkids in Phoenix. It’s nice to be home, to sleep in my own bed; to work in my own shop. Still I’m not really happy about leaving the kids.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#7 posted 01-04-2010 01:54 AM

My Mom always said she was glad to see us come and glad to see us go. I know what she meant. Our oldest grandson just went home about an hour ago, Whew! We’ve had him for 3 days straight, how I love the little bugger, just want to squeeze his little head off. Only six.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 01-04-2010 01:58 AM

tight during the holidays is JUST the right recipe! nothing beats it …well, except for the quiet time AFTER the holidays… lol

happy new year Karson!

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#9 posted 01-04-2010 01:55 PM

MY MY KARSON…............... now it back to making sawdust. Get off the can and get back to the shop and you’ll soon forget all….................LOL Glad you all had a great time and I have to agree it must have been tight in the house.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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