What are your plans for X-Mass Day?

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by nitestalker, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. nitestalker

    nitestalker New Member

    Well my head hurts from all the bad news. And here we are just hours away from the High Holiday of Christian people. We plan a Western Christmas here in the High Country of the Mtn. West. Kids making it home before the next Big snow storm. A pine fire in the fire place lots of good food and friends. I just happen to know one of those long boxes is a new rifle for old Grandpa. What plans do you folks on the forum have planned?
    From the nitestalker and family a Merry Christmas to all our friends here on the forum.:)

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  2. donthav1

    donthav1 Active Member

    christmas at the grandparents house with my mom, fiance, brother & his wife plus their little one, and sister & her husband plus their little one. we're all past the stage where christmas presents excite us (except the niece & nephew, both are 2), we're just happy being able to see each other get some good food in our bellies

  3. nastyogre

    nastyogre New Member

    Christmas Day will consist of a small gift exchange in the morning over coffee and hot cocoa and then some sporting clays shooting in the back yard. My sister (15 years old) wants to go duck hunting so we'll see if she can hit some clays first. Got her a 20ga single shot to try out. Hope you all have a relaxing and Merry Christmas. :)
  4. kfox75

    kfox75 Well-Known Member Supporter

    My plans are to avoid my family members as much as possible. I know that will never work, so I guess it will be a small gift exchange in the morning and dinner in the afternoon. Then I will run, screaming, for home.
  5. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

    Friends and family will be filling our house.
    The noise of unwrapping presents, squeals from the kids and special others.
    Enjoying a good wine, smell the good food.

    Talk of guns, old and new.

    Looking forward to a good time.
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2012
  6. beaglesam

    beaglesam Active Member

    Family will be over Christmas afternoon and evening. I picked up the roast beast yesterday. It will be a day of feasting.
  7. WebleyFosbery38

    WebleyFosbery38 New Member

    NS, I gave you a like cause your so right not cause I like what your so right about! Its a sad Year, not a sad Season. Christmas has always been the Best Holiday of the year and not only because I am a Christian, it was always time for family to come together from all parts to celebrate together. The ribbons and bows were nice but our small family was more about the gifts of knowledge, history and education than garbage that likely would be broken 2 weeks later.

    All those that taught me and my two sisters all of the lessons of life and our roots have passed as of this year and I am the sad recipient of the Patriarch of the Family ribbon and the Matriarch is a nutcase Lefty.

    Hard to keep the focus where it needs to be but here goes. I will spend time with those I most care about, My children and Grandchildren (Grandaughter #2 stayed over last night). We will speak of history, our Christ Child given blessings and the Service Members abroad and on duty away from their loved ones so that we can enjoy this time together.

    On a lighter note, Im sure I will Eat way too much, drink 1 or 2 too many Single Barrel Jack and Waters, pass out on the couch and sleep well in the knowledge that my blessings really do outweigh my aches and pains. God bless all my Family, Friends, Neighbors, My FTF Bud's an God please Bless America.
  8. kytowboater

    kytowboater Active Member

    Ill be on the boat working.
  9. trip286

    trip286 New Member

    My boy will be opening his 2 gifts under the tree, and then we're headed off to work too.
  10. kytowboater

    kytowboater Active Member

    Keep on keeping on lol, I'm really happy that you have sue this time of year. Back where he belongs. Makes me happy to know. Hope you both have the best day possible while working.
  11. pnolans

    pnolans New Member

    I'll be hanging out with my friend who lives out in BFE, SW of Pueblo.

    His wife died in March, and he's been having a tough time.
    I'm not a saint, but I honestly prefer to spend Christmas alone.

    This is my buddy's first Christmas without his wife. So, we'll be hanging out.
    Throwing tomahawks, going to see a movie, shoot some arrows.

    It's a blessing to me that I'm able to . He and I are just two old geezers who
    forget where we put stuff! :)

    Merry Christmas to all here!

  12. sdiver35

    sdiver35 New Member

    You are doing a great thing for him by going! Hope you two have a great time.
  13. shadecorp

    shadecorp Active Member Supporter

    Merry CHRISTmas to All uh yu all.
    Going to spend the day at my Sons
    He asked what I wanted for lunch.
    My reply.
    Cheeze burgers.
    Cheeze burgers off my Sons grill for our CHRISTmas feast.
    Best Wishes to all.
  14. rhyno13

    rhyno13 New Member

    Leaving tomorrow to go home and spend christmas with my family in DFW.