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December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022 Weekly Recap

JAUNTS Had lunch with Renee at SOLA on Wednesday. I met Lisa at the Oakland FamilySearch Library twice this week. It was nice to be in the library again. On the way out Thursday I left after dark and all the Christmas lights were on and they have music playing. I have never seen the temple lite up for the holidays before. The temple was beautiful.    VOLUNTEER WORK AND MEETINGS I was able to get caught up with CGS events and requested postings to the Bay Area Genealogy Calendar and ConferenceKeeper. I also sent out an email blast with the California  Research Series flyer. When I was at the FSL library I printed off the CGS California Research Series flyer and left them. I need to take some color ones next week.  I did not attend any meetings.  CALLS Lisa and I had our call Monday and that was when we planned to go to the Oakland FSL on Tuesday and then also ended up going on Thurs.  Had our Amigos call on Tuesday. Stewart was not able to make it. Was nice to have Linda join again.  We

December 20 — 26, 2021 Weekly Recap

CHRISTMAS WEEK  We spent Christmas Eve at relatives (see Jaunts). Christmas Day Renee came over for Christmas breakfast. This has become a tradition for us.    Adam and his girlfriend Bri, came over on the 26th and we had our Christmas with them. We had a great time. Barry BBQ'd steaks and lobsters. We also had baked potatoes and a great Caesar salad with Barbaras' (our neighbor) homemade Caesar dressing. She taught Barry and I how to make it a few months ago. This was the first time we made it on our own. We had her taste it and we passed the test. I can taste it now as I write about it.  JAUNTS  Christmas Eve we spent at Melissa and James' in South San Jose. Adena also helped host. This was the first Christmas we all spent together since Christmas 2019, right before the pandemic. Aunt Violet, David, Danny, Jo Ann, Adena, Shaylynn, Melissa, James, and Utah were all there. We had a wonderful time. It was so much fun watching Utah open all his presents. He was so good and ha