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Thursday, 25 December 2008 : Filed under: Victoria E-Mail This Article

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Josh says ‘HO HO HO’ and other jovial things – Melbourne, Australia


Comment by josh — December 25, 2008 @ 1:09 pm

One of the best things about living in the southern hemisphere is having a warm, sunny holiday season. Merry Christmas to everyone. I’m going for a swim.

Comment by Peg — December 25, 2008 @ 2:04 pm

WOW!!!! This is AWESOME!!! I feel the fun and love all across the miles! And I forwarded the link to about a hundred people! I titled it: “Josh will make you smile! :-) ) Thanks for finding such a fun way to make us feel connected. Keep savoring that warm, sunny holiday season! XOXOXOXOXOXOX

Comment by Peg — December 25, 2008 @ 2:07 pm

WHERE did you get that costume?! And how long have you had this awesome idea??? Which one of Beth’s lucky family got to take the photo? :-)

Comment by Peg — December 25, 2008 @ 2:11 pm

28 degrees here. Dark. Rained today on top of the snow. Now a shimmery crust out there. Got home a bit ago from Christmas Eve Service. Really nice. Jon got here from work a few minutes after we did. He and Dad are in the living room, talking and drinking some kind of Atwater Winter Break wheat beer . . . or something like that. Dad picked it out. I still have to wrap Dad’s presents. Are we surprised??? ;-) XOXOX

Comment by Louise — December 25, 2008 @ 2:12 pm

Hi Josh, Merry Christmas to you and Beth, too!!!!! We are getting ready to go to bed on Christmas Eve and I see that it is 3:00 PM your time.

Comment by Peg — December 25, 2008 @ 2:18 pm

Hahaha! The joke’s on me. It’s Atwater Winter BOCK.

Comment by Miriam — December 25, 2008 @ 2:40 pm

Merry Christmas, Dude. It’s below zero here in Iowa.

Comment by dadman — December 25, 2008 @ 2:47 pm

Fantastic picture. True Josh. Love you!!!!

Comment by josh — December 25, 2008 @ 3:25 pm

Hi guys. Beth got me the santa suit a few weeks ago at a local variety store where they sell a bunch of cheap junk. It was $8 :) . I didn’t have the idea to take a photo on the beach until this morning, then we went out and Beth and her mom took pictures. There was also a large group of asian tourists taking photos of me :) haha.

Comment by Claire — December 25, 2008 @ 3:27 pm

Merry Christmas Josh and Beth! It is now officially Christmas in both Michigan and Australia. I hope that you enjoyed your swim Santa Josh. Love and miss you both!

Comment by Matt Smith — December 25, 2008 @ 5:24 pm

Josh Kringle,
Merry christmas. I see your mom is so wasted she doesn’t even know what she’s drinking.

Comment by Rick Beemer — December 25, 2008 @ 9:52 pm

Was delighted to open up my mail this Christmas morning to see your picture – thanks to you and your mom for making me smile. It worked! Hope you have a great Christmas Josh.

Comment by katie — December 25, 2008 @ 11:42 pm

Merry Christmas Josh and Beth! I love the picture!!

Comment by Clara — December 26, 2008 @ 3:08 pm

What fun! Thanks for greeting us this way!!!!!!!!!! I’m glad Beth and her mom were in on this greeting, too. All is quiet here at 11:00. Louise, Abby and I just finished watching the movie Mamma Mia. Hal and Bill are talking. Everyone else is asleep. The high in Perry is supposed to be 50 today. What did I say! Just wait a few days….CHANGE!

Merry Christmas, with Love, Clara (and Hal)

Comment by Gloria — December 27, 2008 @ 3:45 am

Greetings Josh. I loved the Chrisymas outfit. Everyone loves a Santa. Merry Christmas. Love to you, all

Comment by Robin — December 27, 2008 @ 11:42 am

merry christmas!

Comment by Peg — January 10, 2009 @ 4:36 am

I see you must have gone back and allowed entry to a few new people. Great! Fun to read the “new” comments!

Hahaha, Mr. Smith! Great line! Fun to see you and the Mrs. **twice**–at Barnes & Noble and at Chili’s. Fun to live in a vaguely similar vicinity that makes for bumping into you two.

And Rick, what mom doesn’t love to see a comment like yours? :-) Fun thinking of you smiling at Josh on Christmas morning. XOXOX Thanks for letting us all in on it. :-)

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