Colin shows off some of his prized toys. This was at the peak of my parents' "Let's make sure every shot of Colin's is headshot-quality but it's OK if Ian's get blurred" phase. Case in point...
Believe it or not (and you no doubt do), I actually remember this. It was my first-ever encounter with garland, and I was convinced that if you held it up close to your eyes, you could see images of other families opening their presents.
I have no idea what's going on here.
And we apparently went to see our relatives in New Orleans on Dec. 19. I originally had this on 1983, but look at us. Also, I found another picture from the party with a Cowboys-Giants game on TV, and according to Wikipedia, that game was on Dec. 19, 1981. The Giants won, 13-10. You can't say I don't do my research.