58 ½: Xmas 2003, Part 2
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Scientific studies have proven that pictures of adorable animals will keep people's
attention during even the most boring circumstances. So here are a couple of cute
cats. Hopefully they'll be enough to keep you interested as you scroll through a
looooooooong page of pictures from my trip to Mom and Dad's house over the Christmas 2003
Lizard: "I've got good news."
Jeff: "I'm getting that giant plasma television that I wanted for
Lizard: "No, I just saved a bunch of money on my car insurance by
switching to Geico."
Cute kids are another good way to keep your attention. So here are some shots of
Grayson, taken after he opened his presents, when he just wanted to go home and play with
them. In these pictures, he attempts his escape, first bareback on some strange
fuzzy animal, then by commandeering my Dad's car.
Grayson's Mom and Dad manage to restrain their son for one last
You've seen my Mom's thumb in lots of pictures, but did you know that it is actually a
vessel for her supernatural powers? Here, she waves it across the camera lens (you
can see it in action in the picture on the left) for a magical look into the future,
revealing what the guy in the goofy hat will look like when he grows up.
A disco-obsessed Greg entertains us with his homage to John Travolta's
character from the movie "Staying Alive."
After intense meditation on my Dad's techniques, Joe masters the Way of the Thumb.
Mom received this bizarre food preparation device, from the "Wheel
of Fortune Lovely Parting Gift" collection.
It was a busy Christmas for my Siamese twin brother Steve, to whom I had been conjoined at
the hand. After being surgically separated from me, Steve underwent a second
procedure to attach himself to my Mother.
In an awkward moment from the lost episode of The Dating Game,
the curtain rolls back to reveal Bachelors #1, #2, and #3after the contestant
refuses to choose any of them.
After noticing all the crud on the bottom of his friend's shoe, Dad quickly knits a
festive mat on which Chris can stand.
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