Vallejo Local Customs

  • Auntie Geisha and SOME of the Rugrats!
    Auntie Geisha and SOME of the Rugrats!
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  • Passing the time until Santa arrives
    Passing the time until Santa arrives
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  • Pure Joy!
    Pure Joy!
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    Finding Joy in the Simplest Things

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    Amidst all the merriment and chaos, this little one finds contentment in her own little corner.

    Who needs prime rib of roast, honeybaked ham, broccoli casseroles, and homemade mashed potatoes when you have CHEERIOS!!!

    This Little Diva is quite content

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    Christmastime in V-Town

    by Geisha_Girl Updated Dec 26, 2003

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    Our family tradition for Christmas has always been celebrated on Christmas Eve.

    Being the youngest of five children......and the aunt to 10 nieces, nephews, and grand-nephews........sufficed to say it is sheer joyful chaos at the household at Christmas.

    This year was no exception.

    Stockings were hung on the chimney with care.......and the kids.......it's always about the kids at Christmas......were on their best behavior as they await the arrival of Santa Claus.

    Every year, it gets more difficult to convince the *older* ones......that, yes........the white guy in the fat Santa suit is NOT your Uncle Doug from Connecticut !!! ;-))

    Auntie Geisha and SOME of the Rugrats!

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    Gifts from Paris!

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    Some of the presents were imported all the way from Paris!

    The girls were so excited about their Parisian berets..........they couldn't stop saying "Merci Beacoup" and "Oooh La La" all night!

    Gee, I wonder where they get that from?

    Sending their smiles across the miles....

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    Hurry kids! 'Tis almost Fairy time!

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    The kids gather to hide and wait for Santa..........

    We build up the anticipation by banging the side of the house with bells......basically anything we can find in my Dad's garage that can make a merry noise. This could include instruments from his old Navy days and car horns.

    Not quite the sounds of sleigh bells, but it alwyas does the trick !!

    The Anticipation.......

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    What Matters Most.....

    by Geisha_Girl Updated Dec 26, 2003

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    It is always easiest to get into the CHRISTMAS SPIRIT when you have the Jackson 5 Christmas album spinning on the stereo (another family tradition) and moments like these to savor.............

    Passing the time until Santa arrives

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    The BEST part.....

    by Geisha_Girl Updated Dec 26, 2003

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    Quality FAMILY TIME never gets wasted when we're together at Christmas.

    We have celebrated in this city ever since the Nixon era............

    Celebrating for generations

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    His First words were: "Mommy" and "Raiders!"

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    True to the Silver and Black for many generations..........

    and the tradition lives on !!!

    The little guy was elated to wear his team colors with pride!

    Raider-in-training

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    Little Lady Marmalades

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    They've got the look........the attitude.........they know how to "strike a pose"........and now they have the outfits!

    Thank Heaven for Little Marmalade Girls.....

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    .....and the Oscar goes to.....

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    The rugrats were born actors!

    Too excited to actually nap before Santa arrives, they resort to their best acting skills.

    He knows when you are sleeping.......and faking!

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    The Matron Saint

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    The woman of the house, known as "Mom" (also known as "Lola").......always knows how to throw a good party.

    I learned from da BEST!! ;-)

    The woman has skills

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    Young at Heart

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    It was Picasso who said, "Every child is an artist... the problem is remaining a child once you grow up."

    I see a little bit of myself in these kids........and a little bit of them in me.

    We grow up just way too fast!

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    Never Lose Tradition

    by Geisha_Girl Written Dec 26, 2003

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    Coming home for Christmas, always means trying to make your way to find some space to sit in my Parent's living room.

    The tree just becomes the "centerpiece" for the room full of gifts!

    O Christmas Tree

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