Ghosts Of Christmas Pasts — 1983

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We were home owners. Real honest to God home owners. And beyond that — Daughter #2 had made her entrance into the world shortly before we had closed on said home. There was an awful lot to celebrate that year.

There is actually an 8 mm movie of this Christmas morning somewhere. My Dad had a camera and took a movie of that day. It was in the days before video cameras existed and there is no sound.