I had my sisters kids over my house for Christmas Eve. It is going to be our new tradition. For quite a few years they would go to the nursing home to celebrate Christmas with their mom, who passed away in March. She suffered a stroke at a very young age and spent the last 8 years in a home.
Her one joy in her life was her grandson Eddie. He's 4 and full of life. Her face lit up whenever he was there. Tonight he was the 5th generation to play on the family piano. The piano my sister loved.
To make things even more perfect...we had deer come up to the house to snack on some birdseed. He got to see them. I told him they were reindeer taking a quick break. How perfect was that?
I hope I did my sister proud. I think it was one of the best Christmas Eves ever...at least until next year!!!