Saturday, December 26, 2009
Happy Holidays. It's Good to be Back.
We were in Florida having a ton of pre-Christmas fun, then returned to New York where we jumped right into Christmas.

Here's a quick run-down of what we've seen and done, Harper's Index-style:

8.12: Inches of rain that fell our first 24 hours in Ft. Lauderdale

12: Inches of snow that fell in our hometown while we were gone

20: Number of relatives we've seen and visited with over the past 1.5 weeks

2: number of birthdays celebrated with both our mothers while in Florida

6: Number of wild boar we saw grazing on the Florida Turnpike

66: percentage of wild boar that were babies

2: Number of days we spent in Sea World

1: Number of Shamu shows we viewed

4: Number of times the kids told us they like Disney World better

2: Number of picture albums we viewed with matriarch on in-laws side

100: percentage of photos that were glamourous

5: number of Florida cities visited

2: Number of times we drove through Yeehaw Junction, Florida

3: Number of appetizers I made for Christmas Eve celebration

1.5: hours it took to drive to family Christmas Eve celebration

20: minutes it takes to make the same drive the other 364 days of the year

562: number of legos strewn across our living room

4: hours Sophie spent playing Mario Kart on her Nintendo DS

1: hours spent reading as part of her regular school break homework.

Pictures soon. For now, the kids are at a movie with John and I've got an appointment with the sofa!


Blogger Andie said...

glad you got to see your mom for her big birthday! merry christmas, my friend :)

Blogger CatMar said...

Wish I could have been with you. I miss your mom. I'm glad you had a nice trip and a very happy holiday!

Anonymous mom said...

I can't believe it took 1 1/2 hrs to get to Dad's!!
Awwww Mar, I miss you too. I think we are coming up in May, so I will visit you then, if you guys want to come down, you are welcome anytime.
Love to all the Murphy's & you too Mar.

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