Merry Christmas from the Bacon Family

The Bacon family has a tradition of assembling every year to take a Christmas card photo. In the COVID epidemic, that wasn’t possible in 2020, so we gathered on Zoom. We’ll miss our other tradition, reuniting for a Christmas Eve feast with friends and relatives. Still we are profoundly thankful for how blessed we are. We have our health, we have gainful employment, and we have each other. We yearn for the day when all Virginians can say the same. — JAB

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16 responses to “Merry Christmas from the Bacon Family”

  1. Best wishes to you and your family as well. And all who write for, comment on or read BR.

    Will the Bacon family be eating bacon for Christmas?

  2. Amen to that!
    Merry Christmas to you and yours and all the BR folks!


  3. Peter Galuszka Avatar
    Peter Galuszka

    Thanks Jim. I also got the card in the mail and it is on my fireplace mantle.

  4. LarrytheG Avatar

    Nice looking crew. Merry Christimas!


  5. Dick Hall-Sizemore Avatar
    Dick Hall-Sizemore

    Merry Christmas to you and your family, Jim. And to all the BR family.

  6. Bill O'Keefe Avatar
    Bill O’Keefe

    Merry Christmas Jim to you and your entire family. Best wishes for a better and safer 2021.

  7. Nancy_Naive Avatar

    Toto too!

  8. We did a Zoom card too — a way to capture how our extended families have kept in touch throughout this virtually-crazy year. Thanks for sharing, and Merry Christmas to all!

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    Jim, and all contributors and commenters to BR —

    Thanks for what you write.

    It makes me think. Usually, that’s not a bad thing.

    Wishing you all and all of you a wonderful Christmas (or your holiday). May you enjoy time with your family with the hopes of being safe and secure. I’m not convinced that 2021 will be better, but I have hope.

    I will light a candle in the darkness.


    PS: Jim, what a great job you do….

  10. James Wyatt Whitehead V Avatar
    James Wyatt Whitehead V

    Merry Christmas great captain of the SS Bacon!

  11. TooManyTaxes Avatar

    Merry Christmas to all. And may 2021 be full of intellectual challenges for all of us BR posters.

    1. Nancy_Naive Avatar

      Well, that’s a given.

    2. Intellectual challenges are not my goal, but as NN said, probably inevitable.

      In spike of many things that concern me, I’m hopeful for the coming year. We may have differences in policy preferences, as does the country, but I believe most want a better future for all. I pray that comes to pass.

      I also hope and pray that those injured in Nashville this morning will be okay, and they find whoever did this.

  12. I like to say Happy Holidays! because it shows my all-of-the-above policy.

    1. Nancy_Naive Avatar

      Merry Thanks-o-ween.

  13. John Harvie Avatar
    John Harvie

    Allow me to add my best to you all too from 900 miles south.

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