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Catching up on a few more December happenings...

As you can tell from our previous entries, a lot of our time and attention is spent getting the party to come off without a hitch.  This is especially true in the month of December.  Here are a couple of shots showing "non-party" December events.

First off, we had Isidro's birthday...This year our present to Isidro was a little different.  He has needed a new set of front teeth for a long time, so we arranged for the dentist to work on teeth that needed attention, and then we contacted a "denturist" who would go ahead and make the new teeth.

Here is a shot of Isidro with his birthday cake...showing no smile, as he did not have his new teeth yet...


Another shot of the cake...  

Here is a shot of the Denturist making an adjustment to the new plate...right at their front porch!

And...here is the handsome guy with his new teeth and welcome smile...

Yes...that is a smile!  Much of our time taking photos is trying to get our subjects to crack a smile, as the custom is to stare dead ahead with a straight face, when getting a picture taken...

Here's another shot of Papa Noel working the crowd at the Kid's Christmas Party!This is just one side of the crowd...

We also have a little get together with Agripina and Isidro for Christmas gift exchange...Posing with one of their gifts...a new stereo for their home...

Just before we sit down for Christmas dinner, a whole ton of local kids and their moms and siblings come over to serenade us with Christmas songs and dance.




The angels got a little distracted by the ocean...but fun!


After all the singing and dancing, we pass out 50 baggies filled with animal crackers and Christmas candy...


Since I have a birthday in the middle of all this frivolity, I am on the list for Agripina and Sonia and the family to prepare a birthday lasagna, and a really big birthday cake!



Here's a shot of Coquita just to end on a cute note!

Posted on Thu, January 7, 2016 at 12:16PM by Registered CommenterBob & Roxanne | Comments2 Comments | References1 Reference

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You both look wonderfully happy and healthy. Congrats on the birthday. Cheers from us both. We are in the Mexican highlands in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for three months. Cheers, Cheers Shelagh and Peter

Peter is doing a blog, follow along if you like

January 10, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterShelagh

I gave you the wrong link!!!!

Sorry about that.

January 10, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterShelagh

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