2013 Christmas Greetings

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Falalalala 2013  

On August 22, baby Sally arrived,
falalalala, la-la-la-la.
On November 3, she was baptized,
falalalala, la-la-la-la.

On November 4, Annie’s gallbladder was removed, falalalala, la-la-la-la.
Thank goodness, her health is much improved, falalalala, la-la-ah-ah.

Walter, now two, is our pride and joy, falalalala, la-la-la-la.
He’s a smart and sweet little boy, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

Paul is Baba, loving grandfather, falalalala, la-la-la-la.
Read “Walter and Me” in December’s Gather,* falalalala, la-la-la-la.

Paul’s cough headache (real thing) is a tribulation, falalalala, la-la-la-la.
To top it off, he has atrial fibrillation, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

On January 8, Paul will have cardio ablation, falalalala, la-la-la- huh?
If it works, there will be jubilation, falalalala, la-la-la-la!

Pastor Annie tends Redeemer’s pack, falalalala, la-la-la-la.
Sean protects Sentry data from attack, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

Working from home, Paul continues at the ELCA, falalalala, la-la-la-la.
At Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Sue spends her day, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

Sue’s a temporary, interim VP, falalalala, la-la-la-la,
She loves our tiny Christmas tree, falalalala, la-la-lame rhyme.

A Democratic liberal in a land of Republicans, falalalala, la-la-ha-ha,
Makes it hard for Sue to live in Wisconsin, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

Before offense is taken on this or that side, falalalala, la-la-la-la,
Remember relationship can cross such divides, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

With no reason to complain, we sometimes do, falalalala, la-la-waa-waah.
We miss faraway dear ones; we miss you, falalalala, la-la-la-la.

Throughout the year, know that we care.
We send our love and hold you in prayer.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

*Find “Walter and Me,” the article Paul wrote for the December 2013 issue of
Gather magazine at http://bit.ly/walterandme.

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