Sunday, December 20, 2009

A busy weekend

I know I've been lax on my blogging, but holiday madness has officially arrived in the Towery household.

On Friday, we did our usual Family Movie Night and, afer much debate, settled on "Knowing," a so-so sci-fi movie that the wife and child loved. Me? Not so much.

Next week, I'm starting an '80s theme. Maybe I'll kick it off with either "Adventures in Babysitting" or "Ferris Buehler's Day Off." Gotta love those 80s movies! Molly Ringwald, here we come.

We got up early on Saturday and drove to suburban Chicago to have an early Christmas dinner with Jennifer's Dad and his lovely wife, Cher. We had a really great time. Ev and Cher sure know how to host a holiday gathering!

Today, my family came over and we had a sirloin tip roast AND a 12-pound Butterball turkey! I had both in the oven at 6:30 this morning. Thank God for coffee. Again, we had a great time! There's really nothing better than kicking back with family and just talking, laughing and remembering old times. It's one of the best things about the holiday season.

We get a breather until Christmas Eve, when we're having the two older boys over for a full-fledged family dinner before candlelight services at our church. On Christmas morning, we'll head north again to Jennifer's brother's house, where he is serving Turducken! Wow. I love Turkducken. Awesome, heavenly eating!

But for now, I'm gonna watch some Sunday night football and COLLAPSE.

More tomorrow. Hope everyone had a great, relaxing weekend.


  1. Fandango is one of my favorite 80s movies. Well, favorite non-John Hughes 80s movie. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of you.

  2. Thanks Michele and same to you and yours. Wow, I haven't seen Fandango in years. That one is going on the list, too.

    We'll work our way through all of the Hughes movies, along with Red Dawn (which he's already watched) and few others.

    If you can think of any others fit for an 11-year-old, let me know. It's time to steep Brennan in '80s culture.