Who's excited now? | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Who's excited now?

Posted By on Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 6:27 AM


We had a wonderful Christmas Eve, hooting at Chevy Chase and Randy Quaid in the National Lampoon take on a family Christmas.

Now, I'm waiting for my kids to wake up. It will be a while. At 23 and 28, they sleep soundly. The excitement about "Santa" gifts, which were retired finally after Fritz graduated from college, has dimmed. But Ellen and I are still eager. We've been up since 5:15 or so, filling the stockings, warming up the monkey bread, fiddling with the elements of the Christmas dinner to come.

Same-old same-old for family and old friends gathered round: Shrimp cocktail, au gratin potatoes, peas and mushrooms, homemade rolls, ribeye roast, relish tray, trifle, figgy pudding, Stilton, chocolates.



Sign up for the Daily Update email

Comments (24)

Showing 1-24 of 24

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-24 of 24

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

Most Recent Comments


© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation