Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Tickets bought!

The tickets have been bought. I/we are officially now going to be spending my very first Christmas away from my family. This is one part of growing up and being married that I'm not entirely pleased about. Now don't get me wrong, I'm excited to see my new family and reconnect but I have never spent a Christmas without my family. Last year, our first Christmas as husband and wife, we spent Christmas morning together and then headed to my parents house around noon. Every year before that, as tradition, I spent Christmas Eve night sleeping in the same bed as my sister and Christmas Day with my whole family around me at my parents house. It will just be a change for me this year. Not all changes are bad, and this one isn't, but it is a little difficult.

3 comments:

kilax said...

We got stuck in Chicago one Christmas (after spending a day in the airport trying to get to KC to see my husband's family). We were bummed to be stuck, but then, we realized how special it was to get to spend our first Christmas together. We ended up having a great time. I hope you you have a great time on your travels!

Brook said...

Aww, I've been there & can relate...it will be hard but you will get through it. Try to have fun and call your mommy as often as you need to.

Amy said...

Crystal, we are so happy to have you join us for Christmas this year...but my first Christmas away from my family was a little depressing. I got used to it, though. It's better when you have kids because, at least for me, they are the most important thing about Christmas morning now and it has brought a lot of the child-like joy back to the day.

Love you,
Amy