Although we had a brilliant time in Las Vegas last year, we generally like to spend Christmas and New Year at home. My Papa lives in the Netherlands and alternates between spending Christmas with my brother in London and with us in Seattle. This year he came to Seattle and we’ve been having a ball! Eating out, seeing friends, shopping, going to the cinema, and spending quality time at the Cox Castle. There’s been no shortage of cake, eggnog, biscuits and chocolate. Just how it should be.

I’m really proud of my Papa. He’s hardy, independent, and emotionally strong. It’s amazing that he climbs on a plane to visit each year at age 82. Greg took this photo a few days ago.

We at YLF wish you a festive, fun and peaceful holiday weekend.

Angie & Papa