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Welcome to our newest member, flockman02
My name is Ron, I am a Christmas nut always have been always will be. I am first and foremost a stay at home dad that has an evening job at a retail/grocery establishment. After my second son was born I stepped down from my management position, so my wife and I don't have to pay for daycare. My wife is a teacher in the town we live, so people recognize us everywhere in our little town.
My wife and I have been married for 9 years. We have 2 boys aged 6 and 3, both are young Christmas nuts.

I have loved Christmas as long as I remember
from seeing the lights on all the houses, to seeing if I could stay awake to see Santa.
Christmas has been the one constant in my life it has always been there for me, through the rough times of my parents divorce when I was 10 y/o or my mother's passing when I was 16.
Everyone always tried to make it something special for myself and sister when we were young no matter what was going on. I now believe that is why I love this time of year more than any other because of the efforts of my family to hold it above any other time of year. I get to make the season special for my boys now, whether it be by playing the music decorating the house and yard or just playing the dvd's. The memories the season has brought have always warm and it is no wonder why I look forward to making more of these memories every year. My favorite Christmas movie is A Christmas Story my favorite Christmas song is O Holy Night. My favorite Christmas artist is Bing Crosby.
Well if I ran on a little bit I am sorry I am new to blogging, it sounds always better in your mind.
I will try to keep posting and making it interesting for all who read.
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Who Can We Look Up To?

Posted 09-14-2010 at 09:51 PM by xmas365 (Christmas, Life, and Family)
Updated 09-15-2010 at 09:47 AM by xmas365 (I did not like original title)
Tags heroes

Watching the world today is just a window into selfishness I wish my children couldn't see. The world is so me, me, me, I worry about who my kids have to look up to as there heroes and role models. I know as a parent the perfect role model would be my wife and I but if you look through the eyes of a child they see the football player, the movie star, Optimus Prime. When I was growing up I had my role models, and most were baseball players, and hockey players. The first one I remember was Jim Rice of the Boston Red Sox, he was my favorite player when I was a little kid, I couldn't wait to see him hit, and I finally got to see him play in person in 1987 at 12 years old at Fenway Park against the Baltimore Orioles the first ball that was hit to him he injured his knee and that was that. My father told me stories about how strong Jim Rice was, and how he went into the stands and picked up a kid that got a foul ball off the temple and ran him through the Red Sox locker room, years later I heard...
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