28b. Northridge, CA to Anchorage, AK; December 19 – 26, 2012

We celebrated Christmas again in Northridge.  We bought a tree from the same supermarket parking lot.  The kids stood in front of the same cutout as they had a year before.  We decorated.


I ate too much fudge.  Kris and Z went to a trampoline park.  They were both cautious.


And Christmas came.  I walked down the hall from my childhood room.  Instead of my younger siblings with me, our family of four made the angst induced trip.  Instead of a Nintendo Power Pad, I got a gift card to Outback Steakhouse.

We completed that Christmas tree puzzle in 1979. It has hung on our mantel every year since then.


I ate all of the Reese’s cups in my stocking.  All of my siblings and their spouses came over for Christmas dinner.

And Christmas went.  Too quickly; just as it did when I was young.

We said our goodbyes and flew back to Anchorage the day after Christmas.

Days on the road this trip: 14


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