By: Ryan Smith
Christmas is always a very special time around the Smith house. My parents usually have several big surprises for me and my brothers. I guess one Christmas morning that really stands out in my mind would be about ten years back when I was nine years old. My Dad is so in to the season that he is always coming up with these little extras to make the shock bigger and more fun. I have two brothers Matt and Scott, both are older than me but we are very close but love to compete against each other no matter what we are doing. We were all waiting and hoping that we would get the new Play Station game set and the new NCAA Football game because this was the one thing that we all loved to do more than anything else.
I need to explain the way we do things at our house on Christmas morning. All of our presents from Santa are set out in the living room around the tree, unwrapped each in a certain section setup for each of us. My parents always love to see our faces when we first walk into the room and see the surprise and joy in our eyes. We are awakened very early, I mean like before daylight. This particular morning we awoke and walked into the living-room and the first thing we saw was the NCAA Football game and then we got very excited only to continue looking and not find the Play Station set we needed to play the game. My Dad told us he had hoped we had some friends with a set that might let us play our new game on their Play Station. The morning went on and he could see the disappointment in our faces but it didn’t seem like there was anything he could do to change the mood. We played with some of our other things and went out in the yard and threw the new football around and when we came back into the house after about an hour or so he was sitting on the couch holding our new2 game and laughing while we all jumped in his lap. Our family gets a lot of laughs and smiles out of giving. We do gag gifts and always have... [continues]
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