When I was little, shortly after Thanksgiving, my dad would go over to the corner of the family room where the stereo system was kept and rummage through our collection of albums. He would finally turn, smiling, and hold up a plain white album that featured Bing Crosy in a santa hat and a holly bow tie. You know the one.
He would proclaim ” It isn’t Christmas until Bing sings that it’s Christmas.”
This is the second year that I have now had to look to the heavens and say “Hey dad, get ready to turn up the volume.” Then I have rummaged around until I found a certain cd and turned to my children and said, “It’s not Christmas until Bing sings that it’s Christmas.”
While I only have a few images of me at Christmas time as a child….
I have taken my children for a photo with Santa every year. The fashionista’s last photo was taken at age 12. So I wonder if I only have 4 more of these to go: