I know it wasn't particularly toasty, but I sure enjoyed Missoula's beautiful sunshine on Christmas day. And while it was a fairly mild day across most of Montana, we sure couldn't match some of the record highs for Christmas day in Southern California. The beaches were very crowded as the National Weather Service reported a record high of 83 in Long Beach. Los Angeles had their second-warmest December 25 ever with 82. Ah, well....we may have come up 50 degrees or so short, but sunshine, family and an overall feel good Christmas was plenty for me. I hope yours was just as nice. Now go get California Santa a tall cool one, okay?

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