RickyRestiano

me, my family and my awesome job

’tis the season…

with 2 comments

…for me to disappear!

This time of year I usually spend as much time with Gretchen,  and now Stella too,  to make up for some lost time. Once the wedding season starts,  I’m away from home almost every Saturday and Sunday. So the winter is when I catch up!

We just got back from a day trip to Maple Row in Easton, Connecticut.  We began a tradition last year where we  go with our friends Karen and Hermann to choose and cut our very special Christmas tree.   By the way, Hermann was one of the brilliant architects that designed our home!

ctr011

ctr021

ctr031

ctr041ctr051

ctr061

ctr071

Christmas casualties!

Morbid I know.  Gretchen got a little upset when I cut the tree down.  Kind of funny, how even a 3- year- old realizes that maybe there is something just not quite right about this whole tradition!  haha  So, when Cath saw this tractor of chopped trees, she labeled it the Christmas casualties.

ctr081

ctr091

ctr101

Advertisements

Written by Ricky Restiano

December 21, 2008 at 12:26 pm

Posted in Personal

2 Responses

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. Thanks for a peek into your life! Have a great Christmas and I hope to see you next year!

    Jacob Bergmeier

    December 21, 2008 at 6:12 pm

  2. What a nice tradition! Wishiing you and yours a very Merry Xmas and Happy New Year! Enjoy your family time!
    P.S. in this last picture it looks like there is a “ghost” in your house….maybe St. Nick?

    christine portanova

    December 22, 2008 at 5:13 pm


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: