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A christmas story



Rutledge Family Christmas Story Beginning 1952 - 2011

Rutledge Family Christmas Story Beginning 1952 - 2011



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  • A ChristmasStoryThe Rutledge Saga Begins
  • It startedwith atwinkle in
  • Beverly Wilkins and Earl Rutledge - 1952
  • Deborah, Theresa & CindyTheresa & Cindy 1955 Los Alamos 1957
  • She tucked them into bedwith visions of sugarplumbs dancing round intheir heads.
  • Los Alamos, New Mexico • early 60’s yucca 1957 Orange Street StreetFor years it was 3  then our family grew
  • Then the nextgenerations began...
  • Tammy Harper - cindy’s one and only! Santa Fe - 1976 Santa Fe - 1974
  • Our joy grew and grew with each passing year
  • We laughed, we bonded, & we shared secrets Earl, GrandmaRutledge & Uncle Jim (grandma rutledge’s House Dixon) Deborah & Theresa (new christmas pj’s  Dixon) Amy and Tammy (1st Cousins  Dixon)
  • And we grew olderAmy and Stefan 1987-1998
  • Cindy & Tammy come home from Minnesota Dixon 1990 Cindy having a high time on stilts dad made for StefanTheresa, Deborah,Cindyand Tammy Tammy and Quillo Baba (Beverly) made Even though we moved away with our extended families,
  • Christmas Eve & MorningCindy & Dad working on Christmas Dinner Dixon 1990
  • Christmas day was filled with excitement and joy!Sharing love, opening presents and fashion shows...
  • Earl and Beverly Deb and Gary shareenjoying their family a kiss Dixon 1990
  • Joy!
  • The joy we shared asa family was clearin every smile andtouch…
  • Oh What Fun We Had! Even though some of us didn’t quite get it
  • We had so much fun …that Deborah and Gary decided to contribute something
  • The Smith Family(Deborah & Gary)Contribute to the FamilyTreeAudrey Anna 1994
  • Although she was shyat first, she soon joinedin the family fun(Rancho de Chimayo)
  • Rancho de Chimayo – Christmas Eve a family traditionSpecial MemoriesNever Forgotten!
  • gary’s parents Paul and Rosemary Smith, Debo rah, and DadAlbert, Terry, Amy & Audrey
  • After many years in Dixon, a move to Rio Rancho. Cindy, Deborah, Gary and Mom (Dad takingAmy and Dad photo)share a moment 1991while we makelefsa afterChristmas
  • As the years past by ourfamily tree sprouted more branches!
  • The other Smith Family.Tammy married Greg Smith ofColorado and broughtwonderful Kaylee Dawn intoour lives. Rancho de Chimayo 2002
  • Christmas in Rifle Colorado  2002/2003 As our families grew, we sometimes had to travel away to be with each otherCindy, greg’s sonTammy & Kolby
  • Christmas 2004 Rifle, Colorado kaylee’s 1st bike. Greg Stratton helps get the trainingKaylee & wheels onDaddyGreg Smith
  • Sometimes I would take Audrey to Colorado with me a day or 2 after Christmas  Rifle Colorado 2004Making cookiesfor Santa Kaylee has look-alike doll BaBa gave her.
  • Tammy, Kolby, Kayle e and GregNew Castle , Colorado2007
  • Christmas in Arroyo Hondo atalbert’s and theresa’s home  2008 Albert, Theresa and Stefan Ana Maria and
  • a taos homecoming…a real treat when Amy and Stefancan come home at the same time 2009
  • Arroyo Seco  2010 Theresa gets Amy to LaughArroyo Hondo  2008Gary, Cindy, and Al take a walk after
  • Tammy, Greg and Kaylee In Albuquerque 2009- The Parade of Lights tour! A visit with the Harpers(Bryce, Patty and Paul) before heading to Santa Fe
  • Four Generations – Cindy & Gregs home in Santa Fe 2009Deborah, Audrey, Mo m, Tammy, Cindy and our most handsome boy – Stefan!
  • Rancho DeChimayo 2009
  • Stephen, Greg, Ava, Mariah, Jada – Christmas 2009
  • MerryChristmas!