Christmas Spirits, thank you for making Christmas one of the nicest I have ever had!
My parents finally met Yassir’s parents. My parents, which are not easily surprised, were a bit thrown off by Yassir’s parent’s very humble home but the conversation and the meal were excellent (well, I would have liked mom’s mint glazed lamb rack instead of rice and chicken, AGAIN!). I was very nervous about the two families meeting cause my parent’s are not the religious type and his family are VERY Roman Catholic but aside from those differences there were plenty of laugh and cheer. Thank god that the power company was into the christams spirit and didn’t cut the power till the morning, but like my mom said, the Christmas dinner by gas lamp/candlelight would have been romantic as well!!!
My mom and dad are the bestest parents, just so it is clear! All the groans and moans aside, I’m freaking proud as hell to call them mom and dad!!!!!!!!!!
Mom and Dad gifted two new laptops to Yassir and Antonia’s daughter, Gissell (she’s a university student studying accounting). They also bought Yankee (Jean Carlos), Antonia’s grandson a baseball bat and baseball shoes (we had a deal that if he was an honor student I would get him baseball supplies), and a hula-hoop for Antonia’s other granddaughter, Amy (she’s my little shadow). The last Christmas gift that my parents and Juan, my cousin are giving is a simple kitchen for Antonia, which is going to begin construction later this month. Right now, her kitchen is a couple of buckets of water with detergent. I promise to put up pictures!!!!!
Oh yes, they also took me to the grocery store and stocked me up on some goodies!!!! I just ate my last piece of raisin bread!
Merry Christmas to all!!!