Ralphie as Adult: [narrating] The line waiting to see Santa Claus stretched all the way back to Terre Haute. And I was at the end of it.
Shepard, Jean, perf. A Christmas Story. Dir. Bob Clark. 1983. Warner Bros. DVD.
TIME: 10:48 AM
PLACE: Murphy Company
SUBJECT: DramaQueen, Santa, StellaDella and MonkeyBoy
The annual Murphy Company Christmas party was held today (see last year’s post for background on the gathering) and I managed to
force talk DQ into attending with us. I NEEDED to have the annual photo with Santa taken so I could have it for our Christmas cards. I fear that this might be the last year for a photo like this. The sullen, angst-filled, I-don’t-want-to-be-seen-with-my-family, teenage years have arrived…God help me. She did manage to produce a happy face for the photo – I’m glad, she’s beautiful, but even more so when she smiles.