Saturday, December 24, 2005

Our First Christmas Eve

Let me tell you about our first Christmas Eve far. Well, just after 5:00 we decided to go out and get some dinner and a few movies. We didn't know what time the Christmas Eve service was and couldn't get a hold of anyone to find out, so we decided not to go. So, we went to go get some Subway (we had our Christmas dinner last night), but they were closed. Who can blame them? I mean, it's Christmas Eve. We decided to have fajitas because we have most of the stuff we need here and well, we love fajitas. Of course everything in Sussex closed at 5:00 so we couldn't get the rest of what we needed. We were about to go home, but then decided to go to St. John since we really had nothing better to do. Before we got half way there, our car overheated. Luckily, we had just passed an exit. In fact we pulled over right next to the on ramp. We walked down through the snow to the gas station. We thought we were out of luck because the people working couldn't find a phone book and we don't know anyone's number around here. But luckily they found one for us. We called Carruthers' and they were about to leave for a Christmas Eve service at a church about 10 minutes from where we were at. While we were waiting for them Jeff drove the car down the on ramp and parked it. They picked us up and we went to church with the Carruthers'. It was a good time, but a little awkward with how we were dressed. Not a biggy though. After the Christmas Eve service, we went to Carruthers' and watched A Wonderful Life and had some left over turkey dinner. It was a good time. They let us borrow there mini van for the next couple of days.

Needless to say, we will probably not be going to Boston now. Because of Boxing Day here in Canada, we won't be able to get our car checked out until Tuesday. If it's something small and we can get it done in time, we will still go. But the chance of those two things happening is very small. So now it looks like we will be spending a few more days here in good ol' Sussex. That's it for now. Becky

1 comment:

  1. Jeff and Becky,
    Tough break on the car. Sorry about that, car trouble is never good. I have to say that I'm sorry you live in Canada too, I haven't ever been a fan of Canada and this puts the icing on the cake. Boxing Day!? What the heck?