Barbara & Jerry's Tennessee Pictures December 2005
December 2005
Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree

12/6/2005 2:36:27 PM

Our biggest tree ever!

Tree on the Porch

12/6/2005 9:51:11 PM

We had the live tree on the screened porch. The tree was about 10 feet tall. The horizontal board is the 8 foot mark.

Tree on the Porch
Jerry and Blackie
Jerry and Blackie

12/8/2005 3:24:39 PM

Jerry and Blackie enjoying some quiet time together.

The Train

12/8/2005 8:23:18 PM

We finally got the train going this year! Not as great as the 4 x 8 ft set up we had in Norfolk, but we were happy with it.

The Train
Andy and Martha
Andy and Martha

12/18/2005 7:05:26 PM

Our dear friends Andy and Martha. Andy is Martha's son and Native American.

Jo

12/18/2005 7:04:55 PM

Andy's "adopted" daughter Jo.

Jo
Melissa
Melissa

12/18/2005 7:05:09 PM

And Andy's "adopted" daughter Melissa. Both are great young ladies.

Covered Bridge

12/21/2005 1:49:15 PM

The covered bridge in Elizabethton decorated for Christmas.

Covered Bridge
Blackie at Bath Time
Blackie at Bath Time

12/22/2005 4:01:44 PM

Unfortunately I couldn't get on the other side of Blackie. Getting him in the tub is difficult (Jerry has to pick him up and carry him--all 72 pounds of him!) but once he's in the tub he loves it.

Table Set For Dinner

12/25/2005 11:55:41 AM

The table is set for dinner at cousin Marj's house.

Table Set For Dinner
Readers
Readers

12/25/2005 11:55:50 AM

We have a family of readers--Jerry, Susan and Craig.

Teresa's Hat

12/25/2005 12:55:05 PM

What a neat hat Teresa has; complete with skaters, snowman, and deer.

Teresa's Hat
Adam and one of the dogs
Adam and one of the dogs

12/25/2005 2:34:58 PM

Adam and their dogs--sorry I don't remember the name, Adam!

The Other Dog

12/25/2005 2:33:29 PM

Dan and Geralyn's other dog (also belongs to Adam and Leslie).

The Other Dog
All Three Dogs
All Three Dogs

12/25/2005 2:33:44 PM

Here's all three dogs, but they weren't the best of friends.

The 3rd Generation

12/25/2005 3:46:39 PM

Susan, Adam, Leslie, her husband Mike, Teresa, Cindy, Craig.

The 3rd Generation
Aunt Phyl
Aunt Phyl

12/25/2005 8:01:50 PM

My dear Aunt Phyl. She is the last of my Mom's generation and not in the best of health, but she had a great time Christmas day and she made our day one we will never forget. She is a wonderful lady.

Marj

12/25/2005 8:06:50 PM

Marj singing Karioke (she has her own machine). Aunt Phy was sitting in front of the TV with the words scrolling on it and she sang along to every song. Precious! Dan is on the right.

Marj
Teresa and Aunt Phyl
Teresa and Aunt Phyl

12/25/2005 8:14:16 PM

Teresa putting her grandmother on the mike.

Susan and Cindy

12/25/2005 8:24:04 PM

Susan and Cindy. Unfortunately, I only got part of Cindy.

Susan and Cindy
Aunt Phyl
Aunt Phyl

12/25/2005 8:25:40 PM

Aunt Phyl still plays piano at the assisted living place where she lives and she sings beautifully.We bought her the Santa hat and she wore it all day!

Leslie and Adam

12/25/2005 8:32:43 PM

Leslie and Adam watching their Grandmother singing along with the other mike.

Leslie and Adam
Teresa and Cindy
Teresa and Cindy

12/25/2005 8:47:28 PM

Teresa and Cindy singing "The Lion Sleeps Tonight."

Barbara, Susan and Leslie

12/25/2005 9:03:05 PM

Barbara, Susan and Leslie belting down Garth Brook's "Low Places."

Barbara, Susan and Leslie
Geralyn and Leslie
Geralyn and Leslie

12/25/2005 8:49:16 PM

Geralyn and Leslie singing "These Boots Are Made For Walking." We have videos, that's how I'm so smart!

The Third Generation

12/25/2005 9:08:40 PM

Teresa, Cindy, Susan, Leslie, Craig and Adam. Didn't get a video of this so I don't know what they were singing.

The Third Generation
Marj, Mike and Leslie
Marj, Mike and Leslie

12/25/2005 9:14:13 PM

Marj and newlyweds Mike and Leslie. Mike, Dan and Jerry were the only ones who did not sing.

Teresa

12/25/2005 11:27:04 PM

Teresa is really great at hamming it up. This is to Madonna's "Like a Virgin!"

Teresa
Cindy
Cindy

12/25/2005 11:32:31 PM

Cindy singing Dolly Parton's "Hard Candy Christmas."

Blackie and Little Bear

12/26/2005 1:26:04 AM

Little Bear decided Blackie couldn't have this bed in the motel all to himself. Blackie"s eyes popped open with a look of terror when she jumped on the bed, but he didn't move.

Blackie and Little Bear

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